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Handbook of Standards and Guidelines in Ergonomics and Human Factors
     

Handbook of Standards and Guidelines in Ergonomics and Human Factors

by Waldemar Karwowski
 

ISBN-10: 0805841296

ISBN-13: 9780805841299

Pub. Date: 01/30/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A comprehensive review of international and national standards and guidelines, this handbook consists of 32 chapters divided into nine sections that cover standardization efforts, anthropometry and working postures, designing manual material, human-computer interaction, occupational health and safety, legal protection, military human factor standards, and sources

Overview

A comprehensive review of international and national standards and guidelines, this handbook consists of 32 chapters divided into nine sections that cover standardization efforts, anthropometry and working postures, designing manual material, human-computer interaction, occupational health and safety, legal protection, military human factor standards, and sources for human factors and ergonomics standards. The book delineates the role standards and guidelines play in facilitating the design and optimal working conditions in regards to occupational safety and health as well as system performance in the context of technological advances and opportunities for economic development worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805841299
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/30/2006
Series:
Human Factors and Ergonomics Series
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Standardization Efforts in Human Factors and Ergonomics
An Overview of the International Standardization Efforts in Human Factors and Ergonomics, B. Sherehiy, D. Rodrick, and W. Karwowski
Positioning Ergonomics Standards and Standardization, J. Dul, H.J. de Vries
Ergonomics Performance Standards and Regulations–Their Scientific and Operational Basis, T.J. Smith and O. Mehri
Nature of HF/E Standards and Guidelines
National Standardization Efforts in Ergonomics and Human Factors, H.A. Priest, K.A. Wilson, and E. Salas
Overview of National and International Standards and Guidelines, C. Stuart-Buttle
Balancing Stakeholder Representation: An Example of Stakeholder Involvement in Ergonomics Standardization, H. Willemse, H.J. de Vries, and J. Dul
Some Ergonomics Standards in Ancient China, P-L.P. Rau
Engineering Anthropometry and Working Postures
Standards in Anthropometry, A. Seidl and H. Bubb
Evaluation of Static Working Postures, N. Delleman and J. Dul,
Evaluation of Working Postures and Movements in Relation to Machinery, N. Delleman and J. Dul
Standards on Physical Work: Demands in the Construction Industry, H.F. van der Molen and N.J. Delleman
Safety of Machinery and Human Physical Performance: Manual Handling of Machinery and Component Parts of Machinery, K.G. Schaub
Design and Evaluation of Manual Material Handling Tasks.
Repetitive Actions and Movements of the Upper Limbs, E. Occhipinti and D. Colombini
Ergonomics of Manual Handling;Part 1: Lifting and Carrying, K.G. Schaub
Ergonomics of Manual Handling–Part 2: Pushing and Pulling, K.G. Schaub and P. Schaefer
Recommended Force Limits For Machinery Operation: A New Approach Reflecting User Group Characteristics, P. Schaefer and K.G. Schaub
Guidelines for the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: The Italian Experience, E. Occhipinti, D. Colombini, and A. Grieco
Assessment of Manual Material Handling Based on Key Indicators: German Guidelines, U. Steinberg, G. Caffier, and F. Liebers
Human-Computer Interaction
Standards, Guidelines, and Style Guides for Human-Computer Interaction, T. Stewart
Human Factors Engineering of Computer Workstations: HFES Draft Standard for Trial Use, T. Albin
Practical Universal Design Guidelines: A New Proposal, K. Yamazaki, T. Yamaoka, A. Okada, S. Saitoh, M. Nomura, K. Yanagida, and S. Horino
Virtual Environment Usage Protocols, K.M. Stanney, D.A. Graeber, and R.S. Kennedy
Location and Arrangement of Displays and Control Actuators, R.W. Proctor and K-P.L. Vu
Management of Occupational Safety and Health
The Benefits of Occupational Health and Safety Standards, D.A. Coelho, J.C. de Oliveira
World Trends in Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, P.K. Nag and A. Nag
European Union Legal Standards on Risk Assessment, K. Frick
ILO Guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems, D. Podgorski
Safety and Legal Protection Standards
Printed Warning Signs, Tags, and Labels: Their Choice, Design, and Expectation of Success, C.A. Cacha
Record Keeping and Statistics in Safety and Risk Management, C.A. Cacha
User Needs in Standard; Older People and People With Disabilities, A. Ferguson
Military Human Factors Standards
The Role of Human Systems Integration Standards in the Modern Department of Defense Acquisition Process, J. McDaniel and G. Chaikin
Sources of Human Factors and Ergonomics Standards
Sources and Bibliography of Selected Human Factors and Ergonomics Standards, D. Rodrick and W. Karwowski

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