Fitness For Work

Fitness For Work : The Role Of Physical Demands Analysis And Physical Capacity Assessment

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Offers an occupational ergonomic analysis of medical selection procedures for disabled and able-bodied labour-market entrants. The book re-examines the concept of fitness for work and emphasizes humanitarian and legislative factors.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 213 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 19.05mm | 503g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748400184
  • 9780748400188

Table of contents

History and development; traditional approach to medical examination; job evaluation and analysis; physical demands analysis; physical abilities analysis; functional capacity assessment; accommodations, restrictions and the handicapped; job matching; some legal considerations. Appendices: physical demands job analysis; rating schemata for WCAM/WPAM analyses; physiological and mechanical techniques for work capacity measurement; physical demands and work capacity; GULHEMP scale.
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