|Document ID (ISN)||54524|
|Convention or series no.
||Kirchner A., Kliem M., Helms V., Kirchner J.H.
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz
||Hand-guided carts - Safe design and use
||Handgeführte Wagen - Sicherheitsgerechte Gestaltung und Einsatz [in German]|
||Wirtschaftsverlag NW, PF 101110, 2850 Bremerhaven 1, Federal Republic of Germany, 1986. 271p. Illus. 122 ref.
||This report deals with the handling of manually guided carts (according to DIN 4902) used for the transport of goods and materials in different industries and services. Owing to the frequency of accidents involving hand carts, factors contributing to the accidents were analysed, a biomechanical model of cart use was developed, and design improvements were proposed.
||transport; safety by design; hand trucks; conditions of work
||transport equipment industry; locking for safety; printing industry; trade and warehousing; report; group catering; shops; push-stick handles; handling and storage; transport of materials; handles; storage; hand lift trucks; locking devices; safety analysis; postal services; retail trade; metalworking industry; design of equipment; uses; analysis of accident causes
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Materials handling and storage
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport