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Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries

1st Edition

Edited by Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy

CRC Press

1,250 pages

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This volume is concerned with the human factors, ergonomics, and safety issues related to the design of products, processes, and systems, as well as operation and management of business enterprises in both manufacturing and service sectors of contemporary industry. The book is organized into ten sections that focus on the following subject matters:

I: Enterprise Management

II: Human Factors in Manufacturing

III: Processes and Services

IV: Design of Work Systems

V. Working Environment

VI. Product and System Safety

VII. Safety Design Issues

VIII. Safety Management

IX. Hazard Communication

X. Occupational Risk Prevention

This book will be of special value to researchers and practitioners involved in the design of products, processes, systems, and services, which are marketed and utilized by a variety of organizations around the world.

Seven other titles in the Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series are:

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling

Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making

Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics

Advances in Occupational, Social and Organizational Ergonomics

Advances in Ergonomics Modeling & Usability Evaluation

Advances in Neuroergonomics and Human Factors of Special Populations

Table of Contents

Enterprise Management. Human Factors in Manufacturing. Processes and Services. Design of Work Systems. Working Environment. Product and System Safety. Safety Design Issues. Safety Management. Hazard Communication. Occupational Risk Prevention.

About the Editors

Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety