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Cab Accessibility: How Important Is It?

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Transactions of the ASAE. 31 (1): 0005-0008. (doi: 10.13031/2013.30655) @1988
Authors:   Niaz Latif, Leslie L. Christiansen

ABSTRACT TIME and motion studies, surveys, subjective assess-ments and quantifiable data which relate to human factors in tractor cab accessibility design are presented. A survey of 80 South Dakota farmers showed that cab accessibility is of major concern to 46% of the farmers and of importance to an additional 34%. Access system configuration affected the time required to mount and dismount from cabs on commercially available tractors.

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