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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Lukas Tschenett (2013): Sicherheitstechnische Evaluierung von landwirtschaftlichen Anhängern.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Landtechnik, BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 136. UB BOKU obvsg

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
In agriculture trailers are accident-prone machines. With the increasing speed in transportation and higher trailer volumes, the visibility is reduced and the risk of an accident increases. The goal of this work was to analyse accidents with trailers in the Austrian agriculture and to avoid them in the future by technical adaption on trailers and legal regulations. For the analysis were used data of 317 accidents of the national database of the period 2008 to 2010 of the general insurance institution (AUVA) and social insurance institution for farmers (SVB) in Austria. The majority of the persons injured (78,5% 249/317) were men between 50 to 60 years (28,7% 91/317). Accident reasons of the accidents reported were 47,3% (150/317) "falls or crashes". Almost the half (47.6% 150/315) were injured during contact with an object by "vertical and horizontal Impact". In term of the types of injuries, the fractures were with 42,6% (135/317) at the top. The most body parts injured were upper and lower extremities (65,5% 207/316). It could be stated by the user questioning that 55% (11/20) of the trailer accidents was a consequence of “inattention, stress, wrong operation, haste”. Overall, for the 19 interviewed persons injured arose not covered costs by the insurance of €38,155. By evaluating of new trailers, it was found that one third (5/15) of the outer ascents had safety lacks. From 25 evaluated requirements of the machinery directive 32% (8/25) were partially or not fulfilled. The willingness of manufactures to participate in interviews was given in 6 of 20 contacted manufacturers. Problems in the implementation and construction of safety facilities and equipment in accordance with norms and the machinery directive had 50% (3/6). The identified safety deficits of trailers can be retrofitted; it causes additional costs which inhibit improvements.

Beurteilende(r): Quendler Elisabeth
1.Mitwirkender: Boxberger Josef

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