In close collaboration with machinery manufacturers, Skogforsk is developing technology, methods and methods of working to improve work environment and increase productivity.
In collaboration with machinery manufacturers, Skogforsk is testing vibration-dampening systems in forestry machines. The suspension and dampening properties of drivers’ seats are being tested, with the aim of reducing vibration and improving the work environment.
Contact: Petrus Jönsson, phone: +4618-18 85 73
Skogforsk is studying LED lamps as lighting on forestry machines. The new technology can improve work environment as well as reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity.
Contact: Claes Löfroth, phone: +4618-18 85 07
Healthy work environment
Skogforsk’s web service Riktig Arbetsmiljö (only available in Swedish) provides tips and advice about how to design a better work environment. The site also includes current laws and regulations relating to the work environment.
Interaction between person and machine
What information does the driver need, and how is it to be presented? Through simulation and field studies, Skogforsk is improving the driver’s work environment, in collaboration with FOI and Linköping University.
Contact: Martin Englund, phone: +4618-18 85 79
Skogforsk is developing automatic crane sequences and communication with the driver to improve productivity and reduce work load.
Contact: Björn Löfgren, phone: +4618-18 85 81