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Assessing Effectiveness of Technical Measures for Improving Working Conditions of Wheeled Vehicle Operators

  • V. Shkrabak
  • A. KaluginEmail author
  • Y. Averyanov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

The chapter considers the issue of assessing the effectiveness of technical measures aimed at improving the working conditions of wheeled vehicle operators. A problem is caused by a contradiction between the need to assess the effectiveness of technical measures, on the one hand, and the lack of an objective methodology for their assessment which would take into account the operator working conditions, on the other hand. The paper proposes a solution to the existing problem, which is based on an original method for comparative assessment of the effectiveness of technical measures that contribute to the improvement of working conditions for wheeled vehicle operators. The methodology for assessing the effectiveness of technical measures is based on the justified assumption that technical devices do not equally influence the safety level and conditions of wheeled vehicle operators. The proposed methodology was approved based on comparative testing of the existing and newly developed technical devices of wheeled vehicles. We assessed the effectiveness of the proposed technical devices and compared it with that of their analogs. The implementation of the proposed methodology for assessing the effectiveness of technical measures for the improvement of working conditions of wheeled vehicle operators will improve their safety in the operational process.

Keywords

Wheeled vehicles Operator working conditions Safety Comparison testing Assessment methodology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saint Petersburg State Agrarian UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.South Urals Chamber of Commerce and IndustryChelyabinskRussia
  3. 3.South Ural State UniversityChelyabinskRussia

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