HIGHWAY WORK ZONE SAFETY
Construction Equipment Visibility
Below you will find various resources related to Construction Equipment Blind Areas.
Evaluation of Devices to Prevent Construction Equipment Backing Incidents
SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition (Oct. 26-28, 2004; Chicago, IL). Paper 2004-01-2725; :10 pp
Evaluations of Systems to Monitor Blind Areas Behind Trucks Used in Road Construction and Maintenance: Phase 1
Report of Investigation 9660
NIOSH Publication No. 2003-113 (February 2003)
Devices to Monitor Blind Spots Near Large Haulage Equipment
Technology News 484, (January 2001)
Test Results of Collision Warning Systems on Off-Highway Dump Trucks: Phase 2
Report of Investigation 9654
NIOSH Publication No. 2001-100 (November 2000)
Test Results of Collision Warning Systems for Surface Mining Dump Trucks
Report of Investigation 9652
NIOSH Publication No. 98-1998 (May 2000)
Final Report - Blind Area Study for Large Mining Equipment (2006) [PDF - 6.89 MB]
This document, delivered to NIOSH from John Steele, consists of blind area diagrams for 5 pieces of large off-road mining equipment developed under contract 200-2005-M-12695.
Construction Vehicle and Equipment Blind Area Diagrams, 2 (2004) [PDF - 9.52 MB]
This document, delivered to NIOSH from Caterpillar Inc., consists of the blind area diagrams developed under contract 200-2002-00563. Within the report are blind area diagrams for 14 construction vehicles and equipment.
Construction Vehicle and Equipment Blind Area Diagrams (2003) [PDF - 8.93 MB]
This document, delivered to NIOSH from Caterpillar Inc., consists of the blind area diagrams developed under contract 200-2002-00563. Within the report are blind area diagrams for 24 various construction vehicles and equipment.
Earth-Moving Machinery - Operator's Field of View - Test Method and Performance Criteria
Earth-Moving Machinery - Field of Visions of Surveillance and Rear-View Mirrors - Part 1: Test Methods
Earth-Moving Machinery - Human Physical Dimensions of Operators and Minimum Operator Space Envelope
Earth-Moving Machinery, and Tractors and Machinery for Agriculture and Forestry - Seat Index Point
- Page last reviewed: June 30, 2014
- Page last updated: October 15, 2008
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Safety Research