Ergonomic Assessment of Excavator Seat

  title={Ergonomic Assessment of Excavator Seat},
  author={Chin-Chiuan Lin},
This study investigated the factors that affect sitting discomfort of excavator seat. There were 20 male professional excavator operators served as the subjects. Firstly, they were asked to assess the static features of the two seats. Secondly, there were two body part discomfort questionnaires to be filled out. One is at the beginning and the other is at the end of an operation period of 3 hours. During the 3 hours operation period, subjects were asked to dig a gutter on ground and then to… CONTINUE READING


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