Figure 3 – Color camera mounted on an extendable boom to a forklift to increase driver field of view of B56.5 standard sized obstacles when blocked by loads, bars, and chains. Bottom right shows an onboard monitor displaying camera detected obstacles in front of the forklift load and blocked by the drivers field of view.
5 References [Chugh], Kevin, “A PC Based Virtual Reality Simulation for Forklift Safety Training,” SBIR Phase II, http://www.cdc.gov/od/science/phresearch/pi_abstract2.htm, 2009.
Special session papers presented included the following (in order of their presentation): [Austin], Mark, “Fork Lift Awareness,” Mark Austin, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Forsman], Benny “AGV Forklifts - Current and Future Safety Systems,”, Danaher Motion, Kollmorgen Corp.
[Ungerbuehler], Richard H. “Where AGV’s and Forklifts Roam: Preserving Operational Safety in a Shared Workspace,” Sky-Trax Incorporated
[Bostelman (1)], Roger; Shackleford, Will, “Performance Measurements Towards Improved Manufacturing Vehicle Safety,” NIST Intelligent Systems Division
[Bostelman (2)], Roger, Session Presenters/Attendees Discussion on “Recommendations Towards Next Generation Forklifts to be Safe,” transcribed by Jeanenne Salvermoser, NIST Intelligent Systems Division