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Author McCauley-Bush, Pamela
Title Ergonomics : Foundational Principles, Applications, and Technologies
Imprint Bosa Roca : Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
©2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (347 pages)
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Series Ergonomics Design and Mgmt. Theory and Applications Ser
Ergonomics Design and Mgmt. Theory and Applications Ser
Note Front Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Author -- Chapter 1: Foundational Ergonomics -- Chapter 2: Systems of the Human Body -- Chapter 3: Senses of the Human Body and Measurement of Environmental Factors -- Chapter 4: Muscular Work and Nervous Control of Movements -- Chapter 5: Anthropometry -- Chapter 6: Design of Workplaces and Hand Tools -- Chapter 7: Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders -- Chapter 8: Heavy Work and Evaluating Physical Workloads and Lifting -- Chapter 9: Information Ergonomics, Controls, and Displays -- Chapter 10: Warning Labels, Instructions, and Product Liability -- Back Cover
Foundational ErgonomicsLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundErgonomics DefinedSummaryExercisesReferencesListing of Ergonomic ResourcesErgonomics and Related AssociationsAdditional Societies and Professional OrganizationsGovernment OrganizationsStandardsSystems of the Human BodyLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundSystems of the BodySummaryExercisesReferencesSenses of the Human Body and Measurement of Environmental FactorsLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundSensory FunctionsEnvironmental Factors in ErgonomicsVibration and the Human BodyExposure to Chemicals, Radiation, and Other SubstancesSummaryExercisesReferencesMuscular Work and Nervous Control of MovementsLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundMuscular WorkSummaryExercisesReferencesAnthropometryLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundWhat Is Anthropometry?SummaryExercisesReferencesAnthropometric Data Sources, Resources, and DatabasesDesign of Workplaces and Hand ToolsLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundWorkplace Design AnalysisGeneral Principles of Workplace DesignWork EnvelopesWorkplace Evaluation ToolsSummaryCase Study ReferencesExercisesReferencesWorkplace Evaluation Resource List (Source: Cornell University) Work-Related Musculoskeletal DisordersLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundStructures Impacted by WMSDTypes of Work-Related Musculoskeletal DisordersStages of WMSD and Principles of PreventionTask-Related Risk FactorsPersonal Risk FactorsScreening Methods and Diagnosis of Work-Related Musculoskeletal DisordersImpact on IndustryProcedure for Workplace Analysis and DesignErgonomic Program for WMSDSummaryExercisesReferencesHeavy Work and Evaluating Physical Workloads and LiftingLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundHeavy WorkManual Material Handling and LiftingAssessment of Energy
Expenditures: Direct and Indirect MeasuresEvaluation of Physical Efforts in Manual Material HandlingNIOSH Lifting GuidelineFatigueSummaryExercisesReferencesInformation Ergonomics, Controls, and DisplaysLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundInformation ProcessingMental Workload MeasurementControls and DisplaysSummaryExercisesReferencesWarning Labels, Instructions, and Product LiabilityLearning GoalsKey TopicsIntroduction and BackgroundDefinitionsProduct LiabilitySummaryExercisesReferencesReferences for Small Business.comIndex
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