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Contemporary Ergonomics 1998 : Contemporary Ergonomics & Human Factors - Kenneth Cooper

Contemporary Ergonomics 1998

Contemporary Ergonomics & Human Factors

By: Kenneth Cooper (Editor)

Paperback Published: 30th March 1998
ISBN: 9780748408115
Number Of Pages: 600

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This series provides a fast track for publication of suitable papers from international contributors. The papers are chosen on the basis of abstracts submitted to a selection pannel in the autumn prior to the conference.
IN addition to mainstream ergonomists and human factor specialists, contemporary ergonomicswill appeal to all those who have an interest in peoples interaction with their working and leisure environment including: designers, manufacturing and production engineers, health and safety specialists, organisational, applied and engineering psychologists.

Prefacep. v
Hugh Stockbridge Memorial Session: Ergonomics and Standardsp. 1
Hugh Stockbridge Memorial Lecturesp. 2
Ergonomics Standards-The Good, the Bad and the Uglyp. 3
International Standardisation of Graphical Symbols for Consumer Productsp. 8
The Uk Human Factors Defence Standard: Past, Present and Futurep. 13
Stephen Pheasant Memorial Session: the Contribution of Ergonomics to the Understanding and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 19
Stephen Pheasant (1949-1996) Memorial Lecturesp. 20
The Contribution of Ergonomics to the Understanding and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders: the Role of Physical Aspectsp. 21
Referencesp. 24
The Combined Effects of Physical and Psychosocial Work Factorsp. 25
Stephen Pheasant Memorial Symposium: the Role of Psychosocial Factorsp. 30
Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 35
Interpreting the Extent of Musculoskeletal Complaintsp. 36
Referencesp. 40
People in Painp. 41
Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace-A Strategy for Uk Researchp. 46
A Musculoskeletal Risk Screening Tool for Automotive Line Managersp. 51
Risk Assessment Design for Musculoskeletal Disorders in Healthcare Professionalsp. 56
Referencesp. 60
Ergonomic Microscopes-Solutions for the Cyto-Screener?p. 61
Musculoskeletal Discomfort from Dancing in Nightclubsp. 66
Manual Handlingp. 71
Is the Ergonomic Approach Advocated in the Manual Handling Regulations Being Adopted?p. 72
Control of Manual Handling Risks Within a Soft Drinks Distribution Centrep. 77
Referencesp. 81
Training and Patient-Handling: an Investigation of Transferp. 82
Risk Management in Manual Handling for Community Nursesp. 87
Referencesp. 91
Childrens Natural Lifting Patterns: an Observational Studyp. 92
Referencesp. 95
Manual Handling and Lifting During the Later Stages of Pregnancyp. 96
Posture Analysis and Manual Handling in Nursery Professionalsp. 101
Posturep. 107
Can Orthotics Play a Beneficial Role During Loaded and Unloaded Walking?p. 108
Investigation of Spinal Curvature While Changing One's Posture During Sittingp. 113
The Effect of Load Size and Form on Trunk Asymmetry While Liftingp. 118
Referencesp. 122
The Effect of Vertical Visual Target Location on Head and Neck Posturep. 123
Office Ergonomicsp. 129
Is a Prescription of Physical Changes Sufficient to Eliminate Health and Safety Problems in Computerised Offices?p. 130
An Evaluation of a Trackball as an Ergonomic Interventionp. 135
Old Methods New Chairs. Evaluating Six of the Latest Ergonomic Chairs for the Modern Officep. 140
New Technologyp. 145
Development of a Questionnaire to Measure Attitudes Towards Virtual Realityp. 146
Orientation of Blind Users on the World Wide Webp. 151
"flash, Splash & Crash": Human Factors and the Implementation of Innovative Web Technologiesp. 156
Work Stressp. 161
Determining Ergonomic Factors in Stress from Work Demands of Nursesp. 162
A Risk Assessment and Control Cycle Approach to Managing Workplace Stressp. 167
Teleworkingp. 173
Assessing the Risksp. 174
Evaluating Teleworking-A Case Studyp. 179
Team Workingp. 185
Team Organisational Mental Models: an Integrative Framework for Researchp. 186
Referencesp. 190
The Impact of It&t on Virtual Team Working in the European Automotive Industryp. 191
Work Designp. 197
The Effect of Communication Processes Upon Workers and Job Efficiencyp. 198
A Case Study of Job Design in a Steel Plantp. 203
The Effects of Age and Habitual Physical Activity on the Adjustment to Nocturnal Shiftworkp. 208
Job Design for University Technicians: Work Activity and Allocation of Functionp. 213
System Design and Analysisp. 219
Allocation of Functions and Manufacturing Job Design Based on Knowledge Requirementsp. 220
The Need to Specify Cognition Within System Requirementsp. 225
Analysis of Complex Communication Tasksp. 230
Information Systemsp. 235
Health and Safety as the Basis for Specifying Information Systems Design Requirementsp. 236
Cognitive Algorithmsp. 241
Design Methodsp. 247
Rapid Prototyping in Foam of 3d Anthropometric Computer Models in Functional Posturesp. 248
The Use of High and Low Level Prototyping Methods for Product User Interfacesp. 253
Referencesp. 257
Creative Collaboration in Engineering Design Teamsp. 258
Referencesp. 262
Design and Usabilityp. 263
Pleasure and Product Semanticsp. 264
A Survey of Usability Practice and Needs in Europep. 269
Cultural Influence in Usability Assessmentp. 274
Interface Designp. 279
Interface Display Designs Based on Operator Knowledge Requirementsp. 280
Understanding What Makes Icons Effective: How Subjective Ratings Can Inform Designp. 285
Representing Uncertainty in Decision Support Systems: the State of the Artp. 290
Representing Reliability of At-Risk Information in Tactical Displays for Fighter Pilotsp. 295
Semantic Content Analysis of Tasks Conformancep. 300
Warningsp. 305
a Task-Oriented Design Approachp. 306
Referencesp. 310
Effects of Auditorily-Presented Warning Signal Words on Intended Carefulnessp. 311
Listeners' Understanding of Warning Signal Wordsp. 316
Referencesp. 320
Perceived Hazard and Understandability of Signal Words and Warning Pictorials by Chinese Community in Britainp. 321
Verbal Protocol Analysisp. 327
Thinking About Thinking Aloudp. 328
Adjusting the Cognitive Walkthrough Using the Think-Aloud Methodp. 333
Verbal Protocol Data for Heart and Lung Bypass Scenario Simulation "scripts"p. 338
Use of Verbal Protocol Analysis in the Investigation of an Order Picking Taskp. 343
Participatory Ergonomicsp. 349
Selecting Areas for Interventionp. 350
Participatory Ergonomics in the Construction Industryp. 355
User Trial of a Manual Handling Problem and Its "solution"p. 360
Industrial Applicationsp. 365
Case Study: a Human Factors Safety Assessment of a Heavy Lift Operationp. 366
The Application of Ergonomics to Volume High Quality Sheet Printing and Finishingp. 371
The Application of Human Factors Tools and Techniques to the Specification of an Oil Refinery Process Controller Rolep. 376
Feasibility Study of Containerisation for Travelling Post Office Operationsp. 381
Military Applicationsp. 387
The Complexities of Stress in the Operational Military Environmentp. 388
The Development of Physical Selection Procedures. Phase 1: Job Analysisp. 393
The Human Factor in Applied Warfarep. 398
Air Traffic Managementp. 403
Getting the Picture:-Investigating the Mental Picture of the Air Traffic Controllerp. 404
Developing a Predictive Model of Controller Workload in Air Traffic Managementp. 409
Assessing the Capacity of Europe's Airspace: the Issues, Experience and a Method Using a Controller Workloadp. 414
Evaluation of Virtual Prototypes for Air Traffic Control-The Macaw Techniquep. 419
Development of an Integrated Decision Making Model for Avionics Applicationp. 424
Psychophysiological Measures of Fatigue and Somnolence in Simulated Air Traffic Controlp. 429
Drivers and Drivingp. 435
What's Skill Got to Do with It? Vehicle Automation and Driver Mental Workloadp. 436
The Use of Automatic Speech Recognition in Cars: a Human Factors Reviewp. 441
Integration of the Hmi for Driver Systems: Classifying Functionality and Dialoguep. 446
Subjective Symptoms of Fatigue Among Commercial Driversp. 451
Referencesp. 455
How Did I Get Here?-Driving Without Attention Modep. 456
Seniors' Driving Style and Overtaking: is There a "comfortable Traffic Hole"?p. 461
Speed Limitation and Driver Behaviourp. 466
The Ergonomics Implications of Conventional Saloon Car Cabins on Police Driversp. 471
The Design of Seat Belts for Tractorsp. 476
Noise and Vibrationp. 481
Auditory Distraction in the Workplace: a Review of the Implications from Laboratory Studiesp. 482
Referencesp. 486
Transmission of Shear Vibration Through Glovesp. 487
The Effect of Wrist Posture on Attenuation of Vibration in the Hand-Arm Systemp. 492
Hand Toolsp. 497
Criteria for Selection of Hand Tools in the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry: a Reviewp. 498
Exposure Assessment of Ice Cream Scooping Tasksp. 503
Thermal Environmentsp. 509
The Effect of Clothing Fit on the Clothing Ventilation Indexp. 510
A Thermoregulatory Model for Predicting Transient Thermal Sensationp. 515
The User-Oriented Design, Development and Evaluation of the Clothing Envelope of Thermal Performancep. 520
A Comparison of the Thermal Comfort of Different Wheelchair Seating Materials and an Office Chairp. 525
The Effect of Repeated Exposure to Extreme Heat by Fire Training Officersp. 530
The Effects of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus on Gas Exchange and Heart Rate During Fire-Fighter Simulationsp. 535
The Effect of External Air Speed on the Clothing Ventilation Indexp. 540
Communicating Ergonomicsp. 545
Commercial Planning and Ergonomicsp. 546
Human Factors and Design: Bridging the Communication Gapp. 551
Guidelines for Addressing Ergonomics in Development Aidp. 556
Determining and Evaluating Ergonomic Training Needs for Design Engineersp. 560
Ergonomic Ideals Vs. Genuine Constraintsp. 565
General Ergonomicsp. 571
Another Look at Hick-Hyman's Reaction Time Lawp. 572
Design Relevance of Usage Centred Studies at Odds with Their Scientific Status?p. 577
The Integration of Human Factors Considerations into Safety and Risk Assessment Systemsp. 582
Referencesp. 586
The Use of Defibrillator Devices by the Lay Publicp. 587
Occupational Disorders in Ghanaian Subsistence Farmersp. 592
Author Indexp. 599
Subject Indexp. 603
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ISBN: 9780748408115
ISBN-10: 0748408118
Series: Contemporary Ergonomics & Human Factors
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 30th March 1998
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.03
Edition Number: 1