publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

The development and validation of an ergonomics index for assessing tractor operator work place

Marcelo Silveira de Farias; Juan Paulo Barbieri; José Fernando Schlosser; Giácomo Müller Negri; Luis Fernando Vargas de Oliveira;
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  • Published: 05 Feb 2018 Journal: Ciência Rural, volume 48 (issn: 0103-8478, eissn: 1678-4596, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
ABSTRACT: This study aimed to develop and validate an ergonomics index for the operator workplace assessment of agricultural tractors sold in the Brazilian market. To develop the ergonomics index, the operator work places were assessed for compliance with current, national and international, safety and ergonomics standards. The following standards were analyzed to develop ergonomics index: ISO 15077 (1996), which regulates the position of operator controls; ABNT NBR ISO 4254-1(2015) and ABNT NBR ISO 4252 (2011), which regulate the access to operator workplaces; and NR 12 (2010), which determines the mandatory items of operator workplaces.Thirty-four operator wor...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agronomy and Crop Science, Animal Science and Zoology, General Veterinary, ergonomics, safety, operator controls, access, standards, ergonomia, segurança, comandos de operação, acessibilidade, normativas, Agriculture, S, Agriculture (General), S1-972, Agricultural science, Mathematics, Tractor, business.product_category, business
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