Softcover, 270 pages
Ergonomics and Human Factors contains key topics designed to prepare students and professionals alike to recognize, assess, and remediate ergonomic-related problems in the workplace. Chapters selected from The Safety Professionals Handbook, 2nd edition address physiological effects of work activities on people, and the interaction between people and their work environment. But what distinguishes this book is that it provides proven, real-world guidance to develop new and improve existing ergonomics and work physiology programs. The chapters include:
Benchmarking and Performance criteria
Occupational health hazards, such as repetitive motion injuries, poor lighting, vibration and noise are issues that the aspiring safety practitioner needs to understand, and Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering provides the material necessary to do a complete examination of work processes and redesign. Written by experts in the fields of ergonomics and human factors and edited by Joel Haight, Ph.D., PE, it is an invaluable resource for instructors for use in the ergonomics and human factors classes.
Attention Instructors: Desk copies of this textbook are available to instructors upon request who are considering the book for course adoption.
An Instructor's Guide containing questions and answers for each of the chapters in Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering is available upon request at no cost to instructors who have adopted the handbook for a course. There is also a graphics package available for download with all of the graphics in jpeg format for use in the classroom. You must provide the title and number of the course, the semester/term.