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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