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WORK DESIGN : occupational ergonomics.

Author: STEPHAN KONZ
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], CRC Press, 2017.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)995757818
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: STEPHAN KONZ
ISBN: 9780203733714 0203733711 1351404121 9781351404129
OCLC Number: 1035749170
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Brief Contents --
PART I Introduction to Work Design --
1 Technological Society --
2 Anatomy, Biomechanics, Work Physiology, and Anthropometry --
PART II The Design Process --
3 Criteria --
4 Engineering Design --
5 Search for Solutions --
6 Operations Analysis --
7 Occurrence Sampling --
PART III Ergonomic Guidelines --
8 Macro Ergonomics --
9 Organization of Work Stations --
10 Office Ergonomics --
11 Workstation Design --
12 Musculoskeletal Disorders --
13 Manual Handling --
14 Handtools --
15 Controls --
16 Displays --
17 Error Reduction --
18 Safety --
19 Temporal Ergonomics --
PART IV Work Environments --
20 Vision and Illumination --
21 Hearing and Noise --
22 Climate --
23 Chemical Environment --
PART V Work Measurement --
24 Determining Time/Job --
25 Time Study --
26 Predetermined Time Systems --
27 Standard Data --
PART VI Implementing the Design --
28 Job Instruction/Training --
29 Managing an Ergonomics Program --
30 Managing Change --
ndex --
Contents --
Preface --
Part I Introduction to Work Design --
Chapter 1 Technological Society --
Work Smart, Not Hard --
Efficiency of a Job or Operation --
Review Questions --
Chapter 2 Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Work Physiology --
Musculoskeletal Anatomy --
Biomechanics of Muscular Movement --
Cardiovascular Anatomy --
Metabolism --
Response to Exercise --
Cardiovascular Limits --
Responses to Mental Work --
Fit the Job to the Person --
Population Values --
Statistical Calculations --
Review Questions --
Part II The Design Process --
Chapter 3 Criteria --
Organizations --
Employees --
Work Design Criteria --
Review Questions --
Chapter 4 Engineering Design --
Scientific Method --
Engineering Design --
Cost Allocation --
Return on Investment --
Cost Analysis --
Review Questions --
Chapter 5 Search for Solutions --
Unstructured Search --
Structured Search: Systematic --
Structured Search: SEARCH --
Review Questions --
Chapter 6 Operations Analysis --
Location of One Item --
Systematic Layout of Multiple Items --
Important Items First (Pareto) --
Flow Diagrams and Process Charts --
Multi-Activity Charts --
Fish Diagrams --
Decision Structure Tables --
Subjective Opinions --
Evolutionary Operation of Processes (EVOP) --
Project Scheduling --
Review Questions --
Chapter 7 Occurrence Sampling --
Problem --
Required Number of Observations --
Representative Sample --
Data Gathering --
Data Analysis --
Applications of Occurrence Sampling --
Review Questions --
Part III Ergonomic Guidelines --
Chapter 8 Macro Ergonomics --
Plan the Work, Then Work the Plan --
Reward Results --
Optimize System Availability --
Minimize Idle Capacity --
Use Filler Jobs or Filler People --
Communicate Information --
Review Questions --
Chapter 9 Organization of Workstations --
Use Specialization Even Though It Sacrifices Versatility --
Consider Group Technology --
Consider Both Non-Progressive and Progressive Assembly --
Balance Flow Lines --
Minimize Material Handling Cost --
Decouple Tasks --
Make Several Identical Items at the Same Time --
Combine Operations and Functions --
Vary Environmental Stimulation Inversely with Task Stimulation --
Review Questions --
Chapter 10 Office Ergonomics --
How Office Layout Differs from Factory Layout --
Types of Office Arrangements --
Furniture --
Security --
Special Areas --
Review Questions --
Chapter 11 Workstation Design --
Avoid Static Loads and Fixed Work Postures --
Reduce Musculoskeletal Disorders --
Set the Work Height at 50 mm Below the Elbow --
Furnish Every Employee with an Adjustable Chair --
Use the Feet as Well as the Hands --
Use Gravity; Don¿t Oppose It --
Conserve Momentum --
Use Two-Hand Motions Rather Than One-Hand Motions --
Use Parallel Motions for Eye Control of Two-Hand Motions --
Use Rowing Motions for Two-Hand Motions --
Pivot Motions About the Elbow --
Use the Preferred Hand --
Keep Arm Motions in the Normal Work Area --
Let the Small Person Reach; Let the Large Person Fit --
Review Questions --
Chapter 12 Musculoskeletal Disorders --
General Comments --
Hand/Wrist --
Shoulder/Neck/Elbow --
Back --
Leg --
Review Questions --
Chapter 13 Manual Handling --
Background --
Pushing and Pulling --
Holding --
Carrying --
Lifting --
Guidelines for Manual Handling --
Review Questions --
Chapter 14 Handtools --
Use Special-Purpose Tools --
Design Tools to Be Used by Either Hand --
Power with Motors More Than with Muscles --
Use the Proper Grip --
Make the Grip the Proper Thickness, Shape, and Length --
Make the Grip Surface Smooth, Compressible, and Nonconductive --
Consider the Angles of the Forearm, Grip, and Tool --
Use the Appropriate Muscle Group --
Review Questions --
Chapter 15 Controls --
Select the Proper Type of Control --
Select the Proper Control Characteristics --
Prevent Unintended Activation --
Prevent Incorrect Identification --
Make Accomplishments Equal Intentions --
Properly Locate and Arrange the Controls --
Review Questions --
Chapter 16 Displays --
Select Legible Characters --
Arrange Characters and Symbols --
Decide Among Menus, Tables, Formulas, Graphs, Symbolic Messages, and Maps --
Project Your Message --
Select the Instrument Display --
Locate/Arrange the Display --
Review Questions --
Chapter 17 Error Reduction --
Introduction --
Error Analysis Techniques --
Error Reduction Guidelines --
Review Questions --
Chapter 18 Safety --
Introduction --
Reduction of Unsafe Conditions --
Unsafe Acts --
Medical Management --
Review Questions --
Chapter 19 Temporal Ergonomics --
Fatigue --
Shiftwork --
Guidelines --
Review Questions --
Part IV Work Environments --
Chapter 20 Vision and Illumination --
The Eye and Light --
Reduction of Visual Problems --
General Lighting --
Special Lighting --
Review Questions --
Chapter 21 Hearing and Noise --
The Ear --
Noise --
Effects of Noise --
Noise Reduction --
Review Questions --
Chapter 22 Climate --
Air Volume and Quality --
Comfort --
Heat Stress --
Cold Stress --
Review Questions --
Chapter 23 Chemical Environment --
Poisons --
Poison Routes --
Poison Targets --
Poison Elimination --
Threshold Limit Values --
Controls --
Review Questions --
Part V Work Measurement --
Chapter 24 Determining Time/Job --
Why Determine Time/Job? --
Establishing Time Standards --
Allowances --
Learning --
Documenting, Using, and Maintaining --
Standards --
Review Questions --
Chapter 25 Time Study --
Overview --
Preparation --
Timing --
Rating --
Review Questions --
Chapter 26 --
Predetermined Time Systems --
History and Development --
Methods-Time Measurement --
Most Work Measurement System --
Modapts --
Comments on Predetermined Time Systems --
Review Questions --
Chapter 27 Standard Data --
Reasons for Standard Data --
Standard Data Structure --
Curve Fitting --
Review Questions --
Part VI Implementing the Design --
Chapter 28 Job Instruction/Training --
Problem --
Medium and the Message --
Training (Memorization) --
Job Aids --
Review Questions --
Chapter 29 Managing Change --
Challenge of Change --
Process of Change --
Quality Circles --
Proposing Change --
Goal of Job Evaluation --
Job Description --
Arranging Jobs in Order --
Review Questions --
Chapter 30 Managing an Ergonomics Program --
History of Ergonomics Programs --
Organizational Functions Involved in an Ergonomics Program --
Program Elements --
Review Questions --
References --
Index.

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