"Work Design: Industrial Ergonomics", Fifth Edition, helps give readers the tools they need to achieve work design
"Work Design: Industrial Ergonomics", Fifth Edition, helps give readers the tools they need to achieve work design that is ergonomically effective while remaining economically feasible. Whether studying work design/ergonomics in a college classroom, preparing for the BCPE certification exam, or working as a professional in the field, this text helps reader attain accurate, up-to-date information.
The central goal of the book is to provide clear, useful guidelines supported by research, science, and practice. This edition provides comprehensive coverage of the work design process, including such topics as occurrence sampling, cumulative trauma, macro ergonomics, error reduction, manual material handling, and temporal ergonomics. The work environments section includes chapters on controls, displays, illumination, noise, climate, safety, and toxicology. The text closes with chapters devoted to procedures for implementing new design, covering such topics as training, evaluation, and implementation of change. The book's 500-plus charts and graphics illustrate important concepts and principals, and its extensive references build readers' confidence in the text.
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