Human Factors for the Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Mining Equipment: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Human Factors for the Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Mining Equipment

1st Edition

By Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner

CRC Press

227 pages

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Machines increasingly pervade the mining industry, reducing manual labor and raising production. While the use of new technologies such as remote control, vision enhancement technologies, continuous haulage, and automated equipment has grown, so has the potential for new health and safety risks. Written by leading experts from Australia and North A

Table of Contents

What is Human Factors, and Why is It Important for Mining Equipment? Equipment Design. It Is Not Just About Design: Mining Equipment Operations and Maintenance. Manual Tasks. Workstation Design and Anthropometric Variability. Physical Environment and Climate. Vision, Visibility and Lighting. Controls and Displays. Automation and New Technologies. Organisational and Task Factors. Training. References. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Optics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety