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Climbing Systems and Fall Prevention


Slip Resistance


  • Miller, J.M., Lehto, M.R., and Rhoades, T.P. (1991). Prediction of Slip Resistance in Climbing Systems. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 7, 287-301.
  • Miller, J.M. with Rhoades. T.P. (1988). Measurement and Comparison of 'Required' versus 'Available' Slip Resistance. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors Association of Canada. Edmonton, Alberta, September 14-15, 1988.
  • Miller, J.M., Rhoades, T.P., and Lehto, M.R. (1987). Slip Resistance Predictions for Various Metal Step Materials, Shoe Soles and Contaminant Conditions. (SAE Technical Paper #872288).
  • Rhoades, T.P. (1986, June). Use of the Transportable Force Plate Measurement System. Presented to the Heavy Truck Design Analysis Group, Ford Motor, Co.
  • Miller, J.M. (1983, February). 'Slippery' vs. 'Slip Resistant' Work Surfaces: The Background for a Regulatory Definition (National Technical Information Service Report Number NTIS #PB8 3 243634).

Falls from Vehicles

  • Miller, J.M. with Rhoades, T.P. (1990). Revisions of TMC Recommended Practice RP-404 Truck and Truck Tractor Access Systems. 1989 SAE Transactions: Journal of Commercial Vehicles, 98 (2).
  • Miller, J.M. (1976). Efforts To Reduce Truck and Bus Operator Hazards. Human Factors, 18 (6), 533-5.

Coefficient of Friction


  • Miller, J.M. (1983, February). A Bibliography of Coefficient of Friction Literature Relating to Slip Type Accidents (National Technical Information Service Report Number NTIS #PB8 3 243626).
  • Miller, J.M. (1983). Slippery Work Surfaces: Towards a Performance Definition and Quantitative Coefficient of Friction (COF) Criteria. Journal of Safety Research, 14 (4), 145-148.
  • Miller, J.M., Chaffin, D. and Andres, R. (1983). Work Surface Friction: Definitions, Laboratory and Field Measurements, and a Comprehensive Bibliography.
  • Miller, J.M. and Pfauth, M. (1976). Work Surface Friction Coefficients: A Survey of Relevant Factors And Measurement Methodology. Journal of Safety Research, June.
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