Contemporary Ergonomics 2008

Contemporary Ergonomics 2008

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Presenting the Proceedings of the Ergonomics Society's annual conference, the series embraces the wide range of topics covered by ergonomics. Individual papers provide insight into current practice, present new research findings and form an invaluable reference source. A wide range of topics are covered in these proceedings, including Ergonomics, Human Factors and User-Centred Design. It also features related disciplines such as Psychology, Engineering and Physiology. Particular emphasis is given to the utility of these disciplines in improving health, safety, efficiency and productivity. The 2008 Annual Conference features the following themes: qHuman Reliabilityq qDisaster Managementq qSlips, Trips and Fallsq from research to practice qHealth and Well Being of Construction Workersq qInclusive Designq qRail Human Factorsq qNuclear Human Factorsq Contemporary Ergonomics will appeal to all those who are concerned with the interaction of people with their working and leisure environment a€” including designers, manufacturing and production engineers, health and safety specialists, occupational, applied and industrial psychologists and applied physiologists.The primary a#39;weapona#39; in the fight against MSDs is typically seen to be ergonomics a€“in the UK, the Health aamp; Safety Executive (HSE) state in their guidance to Manual Handling legislation, that a#39;modern medical and scientific knowledge stressesanbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Ergonomics 2008
Author:Philip D. Bust
Publisher:CRC Press - 2008-04-04


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