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Demonstration of Fresnel Lens Blind Area Viewers on Large Underground Mine Vehicles.

Authors
Eirls-JL
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :44 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10003546
Abstract
The low profile, fresnel lens, blind area viewer (bav) developed for use on large haulage vehicles in open pit mines was evaluated to determine the bav's adaptability to the underground environment. The safety potential was verified at two test mines where operators found the bav useful in observing well-lighted objects in otherwise normally blind areas, although limited clearance for large vehicles in some areas caused damage problems. The limited vehicular traffic in the underground mines did not emphasize the inherent value or cost effectiveness of the bav on underground haulage as it did on large vehicles in open pit mines.
Publication Date
19830101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1983
Identifying No.
OFR 111-84
NIOSH Division
TCRC;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
Performing Organization
Tracor Mba
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