Ergonomic Design for People at Work: Volume 1 / Edition 1

Ergonomic Design for People at Work: Volume 1 / Edition 1

by The Human Factors Section, Health, Safety and Human Factors Laboratory, Eastman Kodak Company
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471289248

ISBN-13: 9780471289241

Pub. Date: 01/28/1983

Publisher: Wiley

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,

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471289241
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1983
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.57(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Using This Book for Ergonomics in Industry: Introduction.

Workplace Design.

Equipment Design.

Information Transfer.

Environment.

Appendices.

References for Chapter VI.

Glossary of Human Factors Terms.

Index.

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