Occupational Ergonomics

ISBN-10: 1439819343

ISBN-13: 9781439819340

Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)

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This volume presents a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental principles of ergonomics. It details the practical application of ergonomic principles in solving actual problems in the workplace, and reviews ergonomic case studies from various industries.
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Book details

List price: $119.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 3/8/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1332
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 5.588
Language: English

Preface
Editors
Contributors
Principles of Ergonomics
Anthropometry
Skeletal Muscle Physiology and Its Application to Occupational Ergonomics
Physiological Aspects of Neuromuscular Function
Biomechanical Aspects of Body Movement
Biomechanical Models in Ergonomics
Psychophysical Methodology and the Evaluation of Manual Materials Handling and Upper Extremity Intensive Work
Instrumentation for Occupational Ergonomics
Worker Participation: Approaches and Issues
Application of Ergonomic Principles
Job Analysis
Workstation Evaluation and Design
Tool Evaluation and Design
Manual Materials Handling
Manual Materials Assist Devices
Matching the Physical Qualifications of Workers to Jobs
Office Ergonomics
Shift Work and Long Work Hours
Design and Evaluation of a Musculoskeletal and Work History Questionnaire
Fall Prevention in Industry Using Slip Resistance Testing
Medical Surveillance for Ergonomics Programs
Record-Based ("Passive") Surveillance for Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Active Surveillance of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: An Essential Component in Ergonomic Programs
Ergonomic Case Studies
Development and Implementation of an Ergonomics Process in the Automotive Industry: Reactive and Proactive Processes
Ergonomic Control Measures in the Health Care Industry
Health Care Ergonomics
Injuries and Ergonomic Applications in Construction
Ergonomic Hazards and Controls for Elevating Devices in Construction
Ergonomics in the Agricultural Industry
Ergonomic Analysis and Abatement Recommendations to Reduce Musculoskeletal Stress in Warehousing Operations: Case Study
Physical Agents in Workplace
Occupational Heat Stress
Occupational Human Vibration
Noise Exposure and Control
Nonionizing Radiation
Current Topics
Cumulative Trauma Disorders of the Upper Extremities
Revised Niosh Lifting Equation
Americans with Disabilities Act: Implications for the Use of Ergonomics in Rehabilitation
Legal Aspects of Ergonomics
Real-Time Exposure Assessment and Job Analysis Techniques to Solve Hazardous Workplace Exposures
Ergonomics and Concurrent Design
Economics of Ergonomics
Microergonomics: Healthy Workplace and Healthy Lifestyle in University Residence Halls
Research to Practice in Solving Ergonomic Problems
International Perspective on Ergonomics
Overview of Ergonomic Research and Some Practical Applications in Sweden
Current Status of the Ergonomics Research in China
Overview of Ergonomic Needs and Research in Taiwan
Overview of Ergonomics in Australia
Ergonomics in South Korea
Overview of Ergonomic Needs and Research in India
Biomechanical Modeling of Carpet Installation Task
Ergonomics Checklists
Electronic Sources of Information
Ergonomics Software Sources
Information Sources From the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Information Sources for Ergonomics Literature
Ergonomics-Related Problems with Solutions
Americans with Disabilities Act: Reflections 10 Years Later
Index
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