Yasumichi Hino

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The high frequency of fall accidents is a serious problem in Japan. Thus, more stringent countermeasures for preventing falls from scaffolds were developed and incorporated into institutional guidelines. These countermeasures aim to decrease deaths caused by falls from scaffolds. Despite the improvements in such measures, however, the rate of accidental(More)
Many fatal accidents due to falling from height have happen at construction sites in Japan. The purpose of this study is about to seek new prevention methods of fatal accidents due to falling. For the first step, this study was carried out to find out "cause of death" in labor accidents by using past statistics data and was analyzed it. For the second, Butt(More)
Many fatal accidents due to falls from heights have occurred at construction sites not only in Japan but also in other countries. This study aims to determine the fall prevention performance of two types of safety belts: a body belt, which has been used for more than 40 yr in the Japanese construction industry as a general type of safety equipment for fall(More)
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