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Ergonomic Design for People at Work: Volume 2
Ergonomic Design for People at Work: Volume 2 by Health and Environmental Laboratories The Ergonomics Group 0471289183 9780471289180
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Ergonomic Design for People at Work: Volume 2 by Health and Environmental Laboratories The Ergonomics Group

Ergonomics human factors is a multidisciplinary science that uses knowledge of human capacities and capabilities to assist in the design of safe and productive jobs, workplaces, equipment, and products. Eastman Kodak, with over twenty-five years of applied research and practical experience in ergonomics, is at the forefront of this developing field. The first volume of this comprehensive ergonomics resource presented principles by which safe and highly effective workplaces, equipment and environments could be designed. This second volume complements Volume I by drawing on physiology, psychology, engineering, medicine, and environmental sciences to provide practical information for the design of jobs and work tasks. The guidelines and procedures included are based on ergonomic approaches that have proven to be effective within Kodak. Topics covered in this volume include. - The Physiological Basis of Work - Evaluation of Job Demands - Patterns of Work with Information on Repetitive and Paced Work - Hours of Work Including Shiftwork and Overtime - Manual Materials Handling Ergonomic Design for People at Work, Volume 2 offers a realistic approach to the science of ergonomics. Special consideration is given to the broad range of capabilities of the industrial population as determined by their age, sex, and health status. Over 140 illustrations graphically present key concepts that help identify solutions to many problems. Ergonomics and human factors specialists, health and safety professionals, industrial hygienists, industrial engineers, equipment designers, architects, and labor relations specialists will find this volume an indispensable reference.

Author: Health and Environmental Laboratories Th

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 603

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 1989-06-01

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ISBN: 0471289183

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