Occupational Ergonomics A Practical Approach

Occupational Ergonomics A Practical Approach
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Occupational Ergonomics A Practical Approach by Cheryl A. Wilhelmsen. The book contains all the important building blocks of occupational ergonomics – it revisits the fundamentals of workplace ergonomics and takes you to step by step through more advanced workplace evaluations. The Book is a collaborative effort that merges engineering principles with practical applications to improve worker health, safety, and morale. It is packed with ergonomic evaluation tools and methods as well as well-crafted case studies to broaden the readers’ understanding of reducing physical risk factor exposure and increasing productivity.

The Contents of Occupational Ergonomics A Practical Approach

  • Book Organization
  • The Basics of Ergonomics
  • Anthropometry
  • Office Ergonomics
  • A career guide to the safety profession
  • Administrative Controls and Stretch and Flex Program
  • Elements of Ergonomics Programs
  • Biomechanics
  • Psychophysics
  • Hand Tools
  • Vibration
  • Occupational Hygiene and Risk Management
  • Industrial Workstation Design
  • Manual Materials Handling
  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • How to Conduct an Ergonomic Assessment and Ergonomic
  • Assessment Tools
  • Ergonomics in the Healthcare Industry
  • Case Studies

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