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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Human factors for the design, operation, and maintenance of mining equipment.
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tim Horberry; Robin Burgess-Limerick; Lisa J Steiner
|Description:||1 online resource (xvii, 220 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||What is Human Factors, and Why is it Important for Mining Equipment? What is "Human Factors"? What are the Aims of Human Factors? Why is it Important to Consider Human Factors for Mining Equipment? History of Human Factors in Mining Human Factors and Risk Management Key Current Issues, and Future Challenges with Mining Equipment Why This Book is Necessary Structure of the Book Equipment Design The Equipment Design Process The Equipment Life Cycle Safety in Design Hierarchy of Control, and Control Effectiveness Equipment Usability Human Factors Cost-Benefit Analysis and the System Life Cycle Equipment Standardisation Potential Barriers to Using Human Factors in Design Operability and Maintainability Analysis Technique (OMAT) It is Not Just about Design: Mining Equipment Operations and Maintenance Elements in the Mining System Safety in the Operation of Mobile Equipment Different Types of Factors Involved in Mobile Equipment Incidents Haddon's countermeasure principles Conclusions Manual Tasks Introduction Direct Manual-Task Risk Factors Assessing Manual-Task Injury Risks The Place of "Training" in Manual-Task Injury Risk Management Conclusion Workstation Design and Anthropometric Variability Workstation Design: Overview Incorporating Anthropometric Data in Workstation Design General Principles of Workstation Design Digital Tools for Workstation Design Conclusion Physical Environment and Climate Sound and Hearing, co-written with Robert Randolph Dust, co-written with James Rider Heat, Cold, and Climate Control, co-written with Janet Torma-Krajewski Vibration, co-written with Tammy Eger Vision, Visibility, and Lighting Co-written with Tammy Eger Vision and Lighting Illumination and Vision Performance Standards for Mine Lighting Recommended Lighting Levels Visibility and Equipment Design Controls and Displays Controls and Displays: Overview Control Design Principles Reducing Control Errors: Guarding, Feedback, Mode Errors, Coding, and Directional Control-Response Relationships Display Principles Case Study: The EMESRT Controls and Displays Design Philosophy Automation and New Technologies Why are New Mining Technologies and Automation being Developed and Deployed? Levels of Automation The Importance of Considering Human-Machine Interaction in Automated Mining Equipment Automation and Human Factors Issues Case Study: Collision Detection and Proximity-Warning systems Mining Automation and People: What Can We Conclude? Organisational and Task Factors Fatigue, Shiftwork, and Mining Equipment Mental Workload Occupational Stress Distraction Conclusion Training Co-written with Jennifer G. Tichon Why Train? Human Factors in the Design of Training Expertise and Training Issues Associated with Training Use of Simulation in Training VR Simulation Training in Mining Conclusion Conclusions Summary Future General Trends in Mining Human Factors Future Human-Related Trends in Mining Equipment Design, Operation, and Maintenance References Index|
|Responsibility:||Tim John Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner.|