Image-based safety assessment : automated spatial safety risk identification of earthmoving and surface mining activities

Chi, Seokho & Caldas, Carlos (2012) Image-based safety assessment : automated spatial safety risk identification of earthmoving and surface mining activities. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(3), pp. 341-351.

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This paper presents an automated image‐based safety assessment method for earthmoving and surface mining activities. The literature review revealed the possible causes of accidents on earthmoving operations, investigated the spatial risk factors of these types of accident, and identified spatial data needs for automated safety assessment based on current safety regulations. Image‐based data collection devices and algorithms for safety assessment were then evaluated. Analysis methods and rules for monitoring safety violations were also discussed. The experimental results showed that the safety assessment method collected spatial data using stereo vision cameras, applied object identification and tracking algorithms, and finally utilized identified and tracked object information for safety decision making.

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ID Code: 42093
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000438
ISSN: 0733-9364
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Construction Engineering (090502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 ASCE
Deposited On: 24 Jun 2011 00:21
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2012 05:35

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