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Stress Monitoring in the Workplace - Kaare Rodahl

Stress Monitoring in the Workplace

Hardcover Published: 24th November 1993
ISBN: 9780873716550
Number Of Pages: 176

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Stress Monitoring in the Workplace demonstrates how well-established physiological techniques combined with new sophisticated electronic devices can be used to transfer the basic work physiology laboratory from an academic setting into the field. This approach enables researchers to monitor and study workers at the workers' places of employment under actual job conditions. Available techniques and tools for monitoring physical, mental, and environmental work stresses are described, and a series of monitoring examples is provided. Information in the book is based on the author's own experience supplemented by recent trends in the development of new technology. The book will interest industrial physicians, nurses, and physiologists; industrial health and safety personnel, work physiologists, occupational psychologists, and civilian and military human factors research groups.

Work Physiology Applied to the Worker in the Fieldp. 1
The Industrial Workplace as a Physiology Laboratoryp. 39
Squirrel Logger - Compatible Sensors for the Ambulatory Counting of Heart Ratep. 49
Squirrel-Based Ambulatory Logging of Muscle Tension as an Expression of Muscular Work Loadp. 63
The Monitoring of Heat Stressp. 91
The Sensing of Humidity and Dustp. 121
The Logging of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Exposurep. 125
The Logging of Sulfur Dioxide (SO[subscript 2]) Exposurep. 135
Continuous Logging of Hydrogen Sulfide (H[subscript 2]S)p. 141
A Simple Way of Assessing the Relative Concentrations of Chemical or Organic Vapors in the Working Atmospherep. 145
Further Possibilities of Sensor-Logger Combinationsp. 153
Referencesp. 157
Indexp. 163
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ISBN: 9780873716550
ISBN-10: 0873716558
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 24th November 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1

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