Contemporary Ergonomics 2008

Contemporary Ergonomics 2008

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Presenting the Proceedings of the Ergonomics Society's annual conference, the series embraces the wide range of topics covered by ergonomics. Individual papers provide insight into current practice, present new research findings and form an invaluable reference source. A wide range of topics are covered in these proceedings, including Ergonomics, Human Factors and User-Centred Design. It also features related disciplines such as Psychology, Engineering and Physiology. Particular emphasis is given to the utility of these disciplines in improving health, safety, efficiency and productivity. The 2008 Annual Conference features the following themes: qHuman Reliabilityq qDisaster Managementq qSlips, Trips and Fallsq from research to practice qHealth and Well Being of Construction Workersq qInclusive Designq qRail Human Factorsq qNuclear Human Factorsq Contemporary Ergonomics will appeal to all those who are concerned with the interaction of people with their working and leisure environment a€” including designers, manufacturing and production engineers, health and safety specialists, occupational, applied and industrial psychologists and applied physiologists.... a collaborative team of handling companies, carriers, trade union, an airport operator, CAA and HSE was established to ... A collaborative group is working to produce robust guidance, which aims to reduce the risks associated with manual baggage handling activities. ... Egeskov, R. 1992 Use of conveyor belts and locker loading on B737 Aircraft, Comcare Investigation Report, Comcare, Brisbane.

Title:Contemporary Ergonomics 2008
Author:Philip D. Bust
Publisher:CRC Press - 2008-04-04


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