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The rules of work : a practical engineering guide to ergonomics

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620.82 MACr
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Length:
xiv, 182 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publisher:
Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press
Year:
2013
ISBN-ISSN:
9781439899069
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Books
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1
Abstract:
Provides a guide for solving ergonomics problems, including the essential tools for implementing and managing an ergonomically sound environment. It presents a methodology for assessing the safety program of a workplace and outlines the main procedures and protocols for identifying and treating employees with injuries due to ergonomic flaws. This text goes beyond the manufacturing environment to cover office ergonomics.

Contents: Part I: the rules -- Introduction: overview of the field -- Posture -- Force -- Reach -- Heights -- Motions -- Fatigue -- Pressure points -- Clearance -- Movement and change -- Environment -- Applications -- Cognitive ergonomics -- Work organization -- Part II: measurements and guidelines -- Introduction: why measure? -- Anthropometry -- Exertion and biomechanics -- Posture -- Motions -- Miscellaneous -- NIOSH lifting guide -- Pushing, pulling, and carrying guides -- Rapid upper limb assessment (RULA) -- Strain index -- Time and physical demands analysis (TAPDA) -- Employee discomfort surveys -- Studies -- Problem-solving process.
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