Computer applications in ergonomics, occupational safety, and health

Computer applications in ergonomics, occupational safety, and health

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This volume presents a valuable reference on the available computer-based tools and techniques that can be used for improving the comfort of working conditions, as well as the safety and health of the working population worldwide. The variety and depth of presented computer applications illustrate the increasing usefulness of information technology in removing the ever present incompatibilities between people and their working environments. Especially in the areas of data collection and analysis, man-machine systems interface, workplace and equipment design, industrial safety and injury control, the computer-based systems can improve the scope and quality of services provided to the industry at large. The transfer of knowledge between ergonomists, occupational safety and health professionals, and management and workers is critical to ensure full realization of the many benefits expected from implementation of ergonomics and safety principles in the workplace.The system, denoted by Cockpit Advisory System, is a kind of intelligent display which behaves as a live flight manual. ... Centralized Aircraft Monitor) of Airbus A320, are now becoming the third primary display after PFD (Primary Flightanbsp;...

Title:Computer applications in ergonomics, occupational safety, and health
Author:Markku Mattila, Waldemar Karwowski
Publisher:North Holland - 1992


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