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Ergonomic Study of VDT Workstation for Physically Disabled Persons

Author Affiliations

  • 1Integral University, India
  • 2Integral University, India
  • 3Integral University, India

Res. J. Computer & IT Sci., Volume 4, Issue (6), Pages 24-27, June,20 (2016)

Abstract

This study focuses on the various parameters for designing a VDT workstations for a physically handicapped person generally operating on the wheel chair with specific anthropometric measurements to visualize and evaluate human-machine interaction with the help of AutoCAD software. This paper tries to solve the problem of in reachability of various peripherals to the wheelchair users. This program operates on a personal computer instead of main-frame based similar systems. The working of wheelchair users are analysed by the test ring. The introduction of VDT in the offices has now limited the number of permitted postural to the employees. Work posture of VDT operators are checked in assessed with the centre of gravity in four stages of ring test than an appropriate model is prepared with the help of AutoCAD for physically disabled persons. The aim of the workstation design was to obtain maximum postural/visual efficiency, bearing in mind environmental, manufacturing and marketing constraints.

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