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Fundamentals and Assessment Tools for Occupational Ergonomics : The Occupational Ergonomics Handbook, Second Edition - William S. Marras

Fundamentals and Assessment Tools for Occupational Ergonomics

The Occupational Ergonomics Handbook, Second Edition

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Published: 2nd February 2006
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Completely revised and updated, taking the scientific rigor to a whole new level, the second edition of the Occupational Ergonomics Handbook is now available in two volumes. This new organization demonstrates the enormous amount of advances that have occurred in the field since the publication of the first edition. The second edition not only provides more information but makes it more accessible. Each volume narrows the focus while broadening the coverage, supplying immediate access to important information. One of the most comprehensive sources for ergonomic knowledge available, written by leading experts, providing both sound theory and practical examples, this book is a valuable resource for anyone in the field.
Fundamental and Assessment Tools for Occupational Ergonomics merges the frontiers of ergonomics, workplace design, and management issues. The editors have brought together researchers from disciplines such as biomechanics, anthropometry, and cognitive science with pioneering practitioners in industry. They discuss tools of the trade, upper extremity analysis, backs, interventions, management issues, design for ergonomics, principles of product design, band-aid approaches, processing, distribution centers, and service systems. The handbook is a compendium of information authored by top-flight investigators who represent the cutting edge of opinion, research, and interest in the field.

Fundamentals of Ergonomics
A Guide to Certification in Professional Ergonomicsp. 1
Magnitude of Occupationally-Related Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 1
Legal Issues in Occupational Ergonomicsp. 1
Cost Justification for Implementing Ergonomics Interventionp. 1
Humans in Work System Environmentp. 1
Human Factors and TQMp. 1
User-Centered Design of Information Technologyp. 1
Application of Risk Theory in Man-Machine-Environment Systemsp. 1
Engineering Anthropometryp. 1
Human Strength Evaluationp. 1
Biomechanical Basis for Ergonomicsp. 1
Fundamentals of Manual Controlp. 1
Cumulative Spine Loadingp. 1
Low-Level Static Exertionsp. 1
Soft-Tissue Pathomechanicsp. 1
Mechanisms for Pain and Injury in Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 1
Ergonomics and Agingp. 1
Vision and Workp. 1
Individual Factors and Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 1
Rehabilitating Low Back Disordersp. 1
Human Adaptation in the Workplacep. 1
Rehabilitation Ergonomicsp. 1
Visual, Tactile, and Multimodal Information Processingp. 1
Applying Cognitive Psychology to System Developmentp. 1
The Role Personality in Ergonomicsp. 1
Psychosocial Work Factorsp. 1
Biomechanical Modeling of the Shoulderp. 1
Application of Ergonomics to the Low Backp. 1
Application of Ergonomics to the Legsp. 1
Application of Ergonomics of the Footp. 1
Noise in Industryp. 1
Shiftworkp. 1
Vibrometryp. 1
Assessment Tools
Overview of Ergonomic Assessmentp. 1
Low Back Injury Risk Assessment Toolsp. 1
Cognitive Task Analysis - A Reviewp. 1
Subjective Scales of Effort and Workload Assessmentp. 1
Rest Allowancesp. 1
Wrist Posture in Office Workp. 1
PLIBEL - A Method Assigned for Identification of Ergonomics Hazardsp. 1
The ACGIH TLV for Hand Activity Levelp. 1
REBA and RULA: Whole Body and Upper Limb Rapid Assessment Toolsp. 1
An Assessment Technique for Postural Loading on the Upper Body (LUBA)p. 1
The Washington State SHARP Approach to Exposure Assessmentp. 1
Upper Extremity Analysis of the Wristp. 1
Revised NIOSH Lifting Equationp. 1
Psychophysical Approach to Task Analysisp. 1
Static Biomechanical Modeling in Manual Liftingp. 1
Industrial Lumbar Motion Monitorp. 1
The ACGIH TLV for Low Back Riskp. 1
Indexp. 1
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ISBN: 9780849319372
ISBN-10: 0849319374
Series: The Occupational Ergonomics Handbook, Second Edition : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1024
Published: 2nd February 2006
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.86
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised