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Applied Ergonomics Handbook - Michael J. Burke

Applied Ergonomics Handbook

Hardcover Published: 18th December 1991
ISBN: 9780873713672
Number Of Pages: 272

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"Ergonomics design for Organizational Effectiveness" grapples with problems such as how to apply limited resources to improve the "ergonomics" of individual Work stations, how to evaluate the barrage of proposed design schemes for teamwork and other emerging work styles, and the implication of human resource policies (such as telecommuting) on facility space requirements. These issues often appear to be unrelated problems but all have an effect on all levels of the organization.Features-- Presents state of the art ergonomic design concepts in straightforward, non-technical language-- Covers both practical and theoretical information-- Contains case studies drawn heavily from the author's own experience-- Provides a framework for readers to develop their strategies for implementing change-- Integrates planning and design of the work environment to improve the overall organizational effectiveness-- Integrates ergonomic planning and workplace design to improve the overall safety, health, and productivity of the worker-- Provides a framework for the manager to develop strategies and tactics to leverage the work environment as a tool to improve organizational effectiveness

Start Ergonomics Process
Company Logistics Background
Select the Criteria
Compute Total Incidence
Identify Problem Areas
Select Target Jobs
Select Recording Procedures
Comfort-Level Survey
Start Ergonomics Committee
Compile Job Description
Determine Job Exposure
List of Duties
Interview Selected Workers
Determine Duty Exposure
Perform On-Site Observation
Measure Static Elements
Measure Dynamic Forces
Perform Duty/Task Breakdown
Quantify Each Task
Perform Task/Step
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ISBN: 9780873713672
ISBN-10: 0873713672
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 18th December 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1

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