Kodak's Ergonomic Design for People at Work

Kodak's Ergonomic Design for People at Work

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The up-to-date edition of the classic guidelines to workplace ergonomics This newly updated, single-volume edition of the most respected and widely used guidelines to ergonomics in the workplace, Kodaka€™s Ergonomic Design for People at Work, offers a concise and straightforward presentation of information, data, and how-to guidelines for implementing solutions to human factors and ergonomics problems in industries worldwide. Written for those who are on the job but not necessarily professionally trained ergonomists, the principles and approaches detailed here have all been implemented in real-world workplace environments and proven successful in reducing the potential for occupational injury, increasing the number of people who can perform a job, and improving employee performance on the job. More than 150 clear and informative illustrations and tables help convey data and information in eight sections: Ergonomics design philosophy Human reliability and information transfer Evaluation of job demands Work design Workplace design Manual handling in occupational tasks Equipment design Environment Complete with numerous case studies illustrating applied ergonomics, Kodaka€™s Ergonomic Design for People at Work, Second Edition is an essential guide for human factors and ergonomics specialists, engineers, and occupational health specialists.For example, if a 12-hour shift system is employed, avoid overtime that would extend the shift to 16 hours. ... time is extended or consecutive shifts are required for more than 3 months, institute some form of alternative work schedule (AWS). 3 .

Title:Kodak's Ergonomic Design for People at Work
Author:Eastman Kodak Company
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2004


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