Ergonomics for Beginners

Ergonomics for Beginners : A Quick Reference Guide

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This revised and updated edition of "Ergonomics for Beginners" provides an excellent practical primer for anyone approaching the subject for the first time, with the aim of bringing benefits to the performance of tasks in work and domestic environments. Embracing the concepts of designing tasks and the environment for human comfort and satisfaction as well as for optimum performance, the book shows, in an accessible and easily understandable fashion, the steps by which managers, workers, and users can achieve an appropriate balance. To bring the book more up-to-date, new material is included on information, with a focus on information technology and on work organisation.
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 10mm | 158.76g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0748408258
  • 9780748408252
  • 1,803,417

Table of contents

1. Preface 2. Foreword 3. Introduction 4. Posture and Movement 5. Information and Operation 6. Environmental Factors 7. Tasks and Jobs 8. The Ergonomic Approach 9. Sources of Additional Information
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About J. Dul

Dul; Jan Erasmus University, Netherlands,Weerdmeester; B. A. TNO Institute, Netherlands,
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