Safety signs on agricultural machinery: Pictorials do not always successfully convey their messages to target users.

@article{Caffaro2017SafetySO,
  title={Safety signs on agricultural machinery: Pictorials do not always successfully convey their messages to target users.},
  author={Federica Caffaro and Alberto Mirisola and Eugenio Cavallo},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2017},
  volume={58},
  pages={156-166}
}
This study investigated the extent to which a sample of Italian users comprehended safety pictorials used on agricultural machinery. A questionnaire with 12 safety pictorials was administered to 248 users of agricultural machinery. For each of the pictorials, the participants were asked to select the most appropriate description of four written choices. The investigated safety pictorials were, in general, not well comprehended. Two different classes of participants were identified, each with a… CONTINUE READING