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  1. Off Road Seating2007 AgrAbility Workshop Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute Jim Hubbard, MS, ATP, RET hubbardj@uwstout.edu 715-232-1982 Hubbard UW-STOUT

  2. Off Road Seating – Agenda 1:45 – 3:15 • Introductions • Seating – The Critical Factors • Seating Specialist - Services/Process • Pressure mapping and WBV • Seats sampler and DIY options • Summary/Questions Hubbard UW-STOUT

  3. Off Road Seating – Agenda 3:45 – 5:00 • Seating case histories • Small group forums – future focus • Experiential activities • Partners completing body measurement forms • Personal pressure mapping opportunity • Extended tryout of seats and special wheelchairs Hubbard UW-STOUT

  4. Introductions Off Road Seating (Hubbard 2007) Tractor Seating (Novak – Willkomm 2005) 10 Commandments of Seating (Jones 2004) Hubbard UW-STOUT

  5. Why proper seating? • One of the primary ergonomic factors • Relationship to health and safety • A variable of equipment selection • Expected future regulation • Desirable cost / benefit ratios Hubbard UW-STOUT

  6. Role of Assistive Technologist • Match functional abilities with tasks • Assess and recommend commercial products • Modify existing products or use them in a different way • Custom fabricate products as necessary • Develop new work methods • Assist in implementation of technology Hubbard UW-STOUT

  7. Assess User Ability Analyze Task Demands Are User and Tasks Compatible? Successful Access AT Accommodation Model Hubbard UW-STOUT

  8. Problem Solving Cycle Apply Observe a situation Produce Identify/ Define Problem Evaluate Test Gather Information Make Prototype Plan Construction Frame Brief Generate Ideas Choose Solution Detail Solution Hubbard UW-STOUT

  9. What’s new in seating Hubbard UW-STOUT

  10. The Importance of SEATING • Comfort versus Function • Positioning/Orientation in Space • Dynamic Stability versus Static Load • Control of shock forces • Priority of managing pressure Hubbard UW-STOUT

  11. Seating Dimensions Hubbard UW-STOUT

  12. Anthropometric Body Measurements HUMAN MEASUREMENT Hubbard UW-STOUT

  13. Assistive Technology(Rehabilitation Technology) The science (and art) of adapting the work, the workplace, or the environment to an individual with an injury or disability Assistive Technology is a process, not just a product or device “Ergonomics for One” Hubbard UW-STOUT

  14. ERGONOMICS / FITTING Ergonomics: The term “ergonomics” is derived from two Greek words: “ergon”, meaning work and “nomoi”, meaning natural laws. http://www.apple.com/about/ergonomics/seat.html Hubbard UW-STOUT

  15. “Old time” Ergonomics Hubbard UW-STOUT

  16. Risk Factors that relate to loss • Repetition • Force • Awkward postures • Contact stress • Static loading • Psychosocial stress • Extremes in temperature or vibration • Personal risk factors Hubbard UW-STOUT

  17. SeatingPositioning/OrientationRecline Tilt-in-Space Hubbard UW-STOUT

  18. SeatingPositioning/Orientation Lateral Tilt Office Chair Hubbard UW-STOUT

  19. SeatingCustom SeatingSeat Orthotics Hubbard UW-STOUT

  20. SeatingComputerized Pressure Mapping Hubbard UW-STOUT

  21. Computerized Pressure Mapping Display Hubbard UW-STOUT

  22. SeatingPressure Wound Factors / Braden Scale • Force over Area • Blood flow • Moisture • Shear • Nutrition Hubbard UW-STOUT

  23. Computerized Pressure MappingHard Plastic Chair Hubbard UW-STOUT

  24. Pelvic landmarks Hubbard UW-STOUT

  25. Differences in seat fit dimensions Hubbard UW-STOUT

  26. Pelvis dimension similarities Hubbard UW-STOUT

  27. Computerized Pressure MappingHard Plastic Chair with Air Cushion Hubbard UW-STOUT

  28. Seating Air Cushion Powered Air Cushion Hubbard UW-STOUT

  29. John Deere 8120 Hubbard UW-STOUT

  30. Computerized Pressure MappingJohn Deere 8120 Hubbard UW-STOUT

  31. Computerized Pressure MappingJohn Deere 8120 Recline Seat to low Hubbard UW-STOUT

  32. Contoured SeatsOld New Hubbard UW-STOUT

  33. Seating Equipment Modular Back Shapeable Back Hubbard UW-STOUT

  34. Early seat tractor suspension Hubbard UW-STOUT

  35. Torsion and Dampened Suspension Hubbard UW-STOUT

  36. What happens to older seats? Hubbard UW-STOUT

  37. Chev pickup with worn out seat 2600 hours or 88,000 miles Hubbard UW-STOUT

  38. Seating at WI Grain Farm Hubbard UW-STOUT

  39. JD 9650 Combine Seat Hubbard UW-STOUT

  40. JDCombine and Ford truck seat Seat pan tilt Powered driver seat Hubbard UW-STOUT

  41. Computerized Pressure MappingClosed cell foam seat with adjustability Hubbard UW-STOUT

  42. Peterbuilt truck with Seats seat Hubbard UW-STOUT

  43. Some Off Road seat companies • Sears Seating • Grammer • KAB Seating • National Seating • Recaro • Ishringhausen Hubbard UW-STOUT

  44. SeatingSears Seating Co. • Technology • Ergonomics • Proper design for workers’ safety, comfort, productivity • Anthropometrics • Pressure Mapping • Six-Axis Ride Simulator • Innovations • Products Hubbard UW-STOUT

  45. SeatingSears Seating Co. • Ergonomics Seat Design • Comfort and controlled seating posture • Proper support hips, ischial area, lower back, shoulders thighs, and arms • Still allowing easy operation of all controls or turning in the seat to look rearward. Hubbard UW-STOUT

  46. SeatingSears Seating Co. • Anthropometrics • Arm reach • Elbow rest height • Hip breadth • Sitting height • Stomach breadth • Thigh clearance and weight Hubbard UW-STOUT

  47. SeatingSears Seating Co. • Six-Axis Ride Simulator Hubbard UW-STOUT

  48. SeatingSears Seating Co. • Pressure mapping • For a comfortable ergonomic seat • Produces pressure image Hubbard UW-STOUT

  49. SeatingSears Seating Co. • Innovations • Active Suspension System Hubbard UW-STOUT

  50. SeatingSears Seating Co. • Innovations • Semi-Active Suspension System Hubbard UW-STOUT