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Visual attention locations for operating continuous miners, shuttle cars and scoops: a summary.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract J0387213, 1981 May; :1-67
This report presents a summary of the work reported in Volume I. A task analytic approach was used to define information requirements and visual features that served as sources of information. From this analysis, visual attention locations, containing one or more important visual features, were identified. The procedure makes use of a human eye reference measurement instrument (hermi) designed for this project and an outside-in photographic procedure for documenting compliance with the recommendations. Samples of the test procedures and the results are presented.
Accident-prevention; Equipment-operators; Equipment-reliability; Ergonomics; Injury-prevention; Machine-operation; Machine-operators; Miners; Mine-workers; Occupational-accidents; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-safety-programs; Questionnaires; Safety-education; Safety-equipment; Safety-measures; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Work-areas; Work-environment; Worker-health; Worker-motivation; Work-operations; Work-performance; Workplace-studies; Work-practices
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 29(2)-82; Contract-J0387213
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract J0387213
Canyon Research Group, Inc., Westlake Village, CA
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division