Ergonomic Design for People at Work: Volume 1 / Edition 1by The Human Factors Section, Health, Safety and Human Factors Laboratory, Eastman Kodak Company
Pub. Date: 01/28/1983
If you are involved in workplace or equipment design, human factors engineering, or related fields, you will find ERGONOMIC DESIGN FOR PEOPLE AT WORK, Vol. I, to be a very practical and helpful guide. It reflects more than 22 years of industrial practice, experience and research by the Laboratory at Eastman Kodak. Combining the work and findings of psychologists, physicians, physiologists, anthropologists, and engineers, the book also gives practical approaches for the solution of many design problems. It also includes examples and case studies based on real experience, and over 175 practical illustrations.
Here's what you'll find:
- Guidelines for workplace and equipment design that accommodate all sections of the population - women and older workers as well as younger men
- Innovative techniques for improving work performance and productivity
- Proven methods for reducing the potential for discomfort on the job
- Techniques for identifying and alleviating work-related stress
- Methods for evaluating existing conditions together with approaches for improving them
Also included is information on how to:
- Design work stations for maximum comfort
- Design codes for optimal transfer of information
- Select and install appropriate video display units (VDUs) in automated offices
- Reduce noise and vibration
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 6.57(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.82(d)
Table of Contents
Using This Book for Ergonomics in Industry: Introduction.
References for Chapter VI.
Glossary of Human Factors Terms.
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