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How can safety be improved and facilitate work at height?
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Umeå Institute of Design.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In recent years accidents caused by falling from heights has increased. Typical risc group, operators, construction worker usually fall from machines scaffoldings and roofs.

The Flex-lift concept could increase the safety during work on heights as well provide the operator a more correct work position. Given the equipment that could fulfill its purpose, the user might not take the easiest short cut, and expose themself into any danger.

The concept provides the operator with a flexibility to place and adjust it for its purpose, the opportunity to add docks and the concept can work as a modular system, controlled by a remote control. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 74 p.
Keyword [en]
Heights, safety, concept, inustrial design
Keyword [sv]
Höjd, säkerhet, koncept, industri design
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Design
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-106756OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-106756DiVA: diva2:844579
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Examensprojekt kandidatprogrammet i Industridesign
Educational program
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design
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Available from: 2015-09-28 Created: 2015-08-06 Last updated: 2015-09-28Bibliographically approved

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