Human Factor Issues with Automated Mining Equipment

@article{Lynas2011HumanFI,
  title={Human Factor Issues with Automated Mining Equipment},
  author={Danellie Lynas and Tim Horberry},
  journal={The Ergonomics Open Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={74-80}
}
This paper presents an extended literature review of the human factors impacts of current and future automation in the minerals industry. It begins by defining what is automation and stating why it is being developed and deployed. It then outlines why it is important to consider operators and maintainers when designing and deploying mining automation. To put mining automation into context, lessons learnt from automation in other industries and past problems with automation from a human-element… Expand
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