The broad and developing scope of ergonomics, the application of scientific knowledge to improve people's interaction with products, systems and environments, has been illustrated over the past fifteen years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. Presenting the proceedings of the Ergonomics Society's Annual Conference, the series embraces the wide range of topics covered by ergonomics. Chapters provide an insight into the current practice, present new research findings and form an invaluable reference source. Contemporary Ergonomics will appeal to all those who have an interest in people's interactions with their working and leisure environment, including designers, manufacturing and production engineers, health and safety specialists, occupational, applied and industrial psychologists, and applied physiologists.In particular, if the wheel were positioned outside the car on the back door, the user would be able to keep their body close to it, thus reducing the strain on their back. This is already used for 4x4 vehicles, such as the Land Rover Freelander and Discovery. ... (Taylor and Francis, London), 892a920 Health and Safety Executive, 1992, Manual Handling: Manual handling operations regulations, 1992.
|Title||:||Contemporary Ergonomics 2001|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2003-09-02|