Ergonomics for Beginners

Ergonomics for Beginners : A Quick Reference Guide

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Offering a practical introduction to the field of ergonomics, this title is a new and revised edition of the Dutch text "Vademecum Ergonomie". It provides a comprehensive summary of what is important in the application of ergonomics to the world of work. Both as an aid to the implementation of ergonomics and as a ready source of reference, it will contribute to the enhancement of equipment, technical systems and tasks worldwide, in any industrial enterprise and private household. "Ergonomics for Begineers" aims to bring about a wider understanding of ergonomics and how to apply it, increasing the awareness of what the subject can do, embracing as it does the concepts of designing work for human satisfaction as well as human feasibility. It shows the steps by which management, workforce and users can reach that optimum state of balance.show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 10.16mm | 204.12g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • illustrations, tables
  • 0748400796
  • 9780748400799

Table of contents

Anthropometric tables; criteria to create interesting and satisfying jobs; guidelines for working with computers; instructions for the effective presentation of information; measures to reduce the adverse effects of environmental factors; proposals for the role of ergonomics in project teams; recommendations for safe and efficient lifting and carrying of loads; specifications for comfortable sitting and standing postures.show more

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