Bus Operator Workstation Evaluation and Design Guidelines: Summary
National Academy Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Bus drivers - 21 pages
Provides scientifically validated design guidelines that ergonomically accommodate operators from the 5th percentile female to the 95th percentile male population. The design guidelines address all aspects of the bus operator workstation including the seat, steering assembly, pedals, instrument panels, farebox, and other equipment.
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CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 Introduction
Operator Workstation MockUp and Evaluation
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50th percentile person 5th percentile female 95th percentile male accelerator pedal plate accommodate anthropometric variables average BC Transit brake pedal plate bus operator workstation buses center instrument panel cm vertical distance Component Adjustment controls Cooperative Research Program costs cumulative trauma disorders Department of Transportation design concept design guidelines design variables developed ergonomic farebox Federal Transit Administration Figure fore-aft hanging pedals hip pivot injuries Jersey Transit jurors lateral distance left instrument panel LIPRP located mock-up evaluation National Academy NovaBUS NSRP approach parking brake Parsons Brinckerhoff pedal plate reference Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania Transportation Institute percent plate reference point population extremes postural comfort prototype workstation right instrument panel RIPRP seat back seat pan SHARON D simulated small females specific standard bus steering column steering wheel SWRP Table transit bus operators Transportation Research Board treadle pedal turn signals vibration visibility workstation components workstation design workstation origin