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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 | 50 B/W Illus.

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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

Standardization as a Tool to Promote Continuous Improvement - Case Study of an Automobilistic Factory, L. Wiemes, G. Balbinotti, G. Coutinho, and L. Vieira

Cognitive Engineering for Self-Optimizing Assembly Systems, M. Mayer, B. Odenthal, M. Faber, W. Kabuß, N. Jochems, and C. Schlick

Limits of Control in Advanced Technology and Consequences for Reassigning Accountability, G. Grote

A Procedure Approach for the Culture-Adequate Implementation of Production Systems, R. Hensel and B. Spanner-Ulmer

Shaping the Strategy of Knowledge Based Economy of Polish Enterprises, H. Wlodarkiewicz-Klimek and J. Kalkowska

Organizational Structure Designing and Knowledge Based Economy. The Research Framework for the Polish Enterprises, E. Pawlowski

The Operator Saves Our Day? - Why Do We Need the Operator? K. Dencker, L. Mårtensson, A. Fasth, and J. Stahre

Some Metaphors of Agile Enterprise, S. Trzcielinski

Tutorial: Selling Human Factors and Ergonomics in a Successful Way: Creating Enthusiasm for Ergonomics, P. Vink

National OSH Programme - The Polish Experience, D. Koradecka

Information Technologies in Concurrent Engineering in Selected Knowledge Based Economy Companies in Poland – Some Results of Research, J. Kalkowska and H. Wlodarkiewicz-Klimek

Total Ergonomics Management: A Modular Concept for the Integration of Ergonomics into Production Systems, M. Bierwirth, R. Bruder, and K. Schaub

Human Factors in Manufacturing

Chaku-Chaku Assembly System – A New Trend in the Automotive Industry. First Results of the Ergonomic Evaluation on a Case Study, J.A. Enríquez Díaz, S. Schiekirka, M. Arenius, F. Ekkehart, and O. Straeter

Digital Manual with Wearable Retinal Imaging Display for the Next Innovation in Manufacturing, M. Nakanishi and T. Sato

The Effect of Glove Fit on Task Performance, S. Zschernack and J. Stack

Ergonomic Evaluation of Workload from Deburring Action Done with the Vibrating Hand-Tool, H. Arabi, A. Morais, B. Kapitaniak, and C. Gueydan

Effect of Grasp-/Contact-Characteristics of Snap Fasteners on Time Requirements and Electromyographic Activity for Snap-Fit Assembly, H. Salmanzadeh, M. Diaz-Meyer, V. Bopp, K. Landau, and R. Bruder

Ergonomic Design of the Viewing Angle in a Computer Numerically Controlled-Electro Discharge Machine Environment, I. Khan and M. Asghar

User-Centered and Adaptive Support Systems for Production Systems, J. Dzaack, B. Höge, and M. Rötting

Design of a Knowledge Module Embedded in a Framework for a Cognitive System Using the Example of Assembly Tasks, E. Hauck, D. Ewert, D. Schiberg, and S. Jeschke

Cognitive Engineering for Human-Robot Interaction: The Effect of Subassemblies on Assembly Strategies, B. Odenthal, M. Mayer, N. Jochems, and C. M. Schlick

Analysis of Lower Limb Measurements in Running Progress for High-Performance Slacks Design, Y.J. Wang, P.Y. Mok, Y. Li, and Y.-L. Kwok

The Impact of the Human Factor on Productivity in Advanced Production Systems, M. Göbel and S. Zschernack

Level of Automation Analysis in Manufacturing Systems, Å. Fasth, J. Stahre, and K. Dencker

Cognitive Assembly Planning Using State Graphs, D. Ewert, E. Hauck, D. Schilberg, and S. Jeschke

Development of a Questionnaire for Prolonged Standing Jobs at Manufacturing Industry, I. Halim, A.R. Omar, A.M. Saman, I. Othman, and M.A. Ali

Processes and Services

Challenges of Beijing Road Transportation System: An Extended Application of TOC Think Processes, G. Shi, S.-H. Chang, and W. Zhang

An Extended Study on Human Performance in Control Rooms of Nuclear Power Plants, H. Liao and J.-L. Chang

Design of a Collaborative Visualization Facility for Geoscience Research, C. White

Survey of Workload Factors for Technicians in Wind Turbine Maintenance Tasks: A Pilot Study, G.-F. Liang, P. Patterson, and S.-L. Hwang

Human Factors in Oil Refinery Operation, D. Strobhar

The Personas Layering Framework Applied to Consumer Services Design for Automotive Market, A. Marcengo, A. Rapp, and E. Guercio

The Process of Identifying and Implementing Ergonomic Controls in the Packaging of Motors, I. Wireman

Product Maturity, Security and Software Engineering, G. Boy, R. Ford, and R. Henning

Macro and Micro Ergonomics Application in a Medium Sized Company, H. Shahnavaz, Sweden, A. Naghib, and S. Samadi

The Specification and Evaluation of Personalized Footwear for Additive Manufacturing, A. Salles and D. Gyi

Design of Work Systems

Tools of Occupational Biomechanics in Application to Reduction of MSDs, D. Roman-Liu

Enhancement of MSD Problems in the Automobile Industry, Y.-G. Kwon, H.-J. Lee and J.-W. Ryu

The Investigation of Low Back Problems Among Home Delivery Drivers, C.-L. Lin, Y.-T. Hung, M.-J. Wang, and J. P. Chen

Conception of a Task Analysis- and Screening-Method for Identifying Age-Critical Fields of Activity on the Basis of the Chemnitz Age Model, M. Keil and B. Spanner-Ulmer

Contemporary Aspects in Design of Work, A. Kawecka-Endler and B. Mrugalska

Teaching in Real Time – Development of a Virtual Immersive Manikin Implemented in Real Time Systems, F. Sulzmann and K. Meinken

Optimizing Humidity Level to Enhance Worker Performance in Automotive Industry, A. R. Ismail, M.Y.M. Yusof, B.M. Deros, M.R.A. Rani, and M.M. Noor

Design for Manufacturing (DFM) – A Case Study of Repetitive Measures, G. Paul and F. Wagner

User Demands for New Mixed Reality Tools, First Results of the ManuVAR Project, P. Vink, M. Blok, G. van Rhijn, T. Bosch, H. Totté, and K. Loupos

An Analysis of the Impact of Trends in Automation on Roles in Radiotherapy Using Function Allocation, E. Fallon, L. Chadwick, and W. van der Putten

An Ergonomic Study on Measurement Operation Quality of an Inspection Laboratory, H.-Y. Huang and E. M.-Y. Wang

A Cross-Cultural Study on the User Motivations and Behaviors of Online Knowledge Sharing, E. Nohdurft, Q. Gao, and B. Zhu

Influences of Different Dynamic Office Chairs on Muscular Activation, Physical Activity and Posture, R. Ellegast, K. Keller, H. Berger, L. Groenesteijn, and P. Vink

XDM - eXtensible Design Methods, A. Neves, F. Campos, S. Campello, L. Castillo, and L. Falcão

Competence Profile of Top-Level Controllers, T. Salminen, M. Kallio, H. Vanharanta, and B. Back

Nonlinear Synchronization of Biceps and Triceps Muscles During Maximum Voluntary Contraction, D. Rodrick, S. Erupaka, R.K. Sasidharan, and W. Karwowski

Working Environment

Globe Stereothermometer - A New Instrument for Measurement and Evaluation of Irrefular Radiant-Convective Load, Z. Oleksiakova, S. Bernatikova, Z. Jirak, M. Jokl, S. Maly, and H. Tomaskova

The Human Body Reaction on Non-Uniform Radiant-Convective Load, S. Bernatikova, Z. Oleksiakova, Z. Jirak, M. Jokl, H. Tomaskova, and S. Maly

A Study on the Evaluation of Management Plan for Whole-Body Vibration by ISO 263-, S.H. Kim, T.G. Kim, Y.S. Kang, and K.H. Yi

Optical Radiation (Visible, Ultraviolet and Infrared) at the Workplaces, A. Wolska Human Factors Consideration in the Detection of Gas Leaks, M.S. Wogalter and K. Laughery

Impulse Noise, J. Żera

The Smell of Danger: Natural and LP Gas Odorization, W. Cain

The Effect of Local Illumination on Light-on Test Iinspection in a TFT-LCD Plant, L.-J. Twu, C.-L. Lin, and M.-J. Wang

Predicting Image Quality on a Mobile Display Under Different Illuminations, P.-H. Lin, W.-H. Kuo, and S.-L. Hwang

The Elements of Work Environment in the Improvement Process of Quality Management System Structure, A. Górny

Cultural Influence on Learning Sensorimotor Tasks, T. Jeske, M. Mayer, B. Odenthal, K. Hasenau, S. Tackenberg, and C. Schlick

Proactive Vision for the Safety Culture in a Finnish Chemical Plant, P. Porkka, M. Salo-Pihlajamäki, and H. Vanharanta

Psychosocial Aspects of Work, D. Żołnierczyk – Zreda

Product and System Safety

New Tools for Analyzing Work Activities in the Process Industry, P. Skrehot

An Empirical Assessment of Driver Motivation, Emotional Response and Driving Conditions on Risk-Taking Decisions, Y. Zhang and D. Kaber

Human Systems Integration Risk Management at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, D. Wilson, T. Malone, L. Avery, and J. Lockett-Reynolds

The Impact of Repeated Cognitive Tasks on Driving Performance and Visual Attention, Y. Wang, B. Reimer, B. Mehler, J. Zhang, A. Mehler, and J.F. Coughlin

HRA in China: Model and Data, L. Dai, L. Zhang, and P. Li

Analysis of Human Errors in Emergency Situation in a Nuclear Power Plant Digital Control Room, L. Zhang, L. Dai, P. Li, and J. Cheng

Measuring the Performance of a Triple-Target Visual Search Task, R. Yu and Z. Kong

Efficacy of Central Alarm System on Nurses' Line of Care in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit in Singapore, R.Y.I. Koh, T. Park, and F.G. Chen

The Effect of Backpack Weight on Gait Parameters, C.-Y. Wu, C.-L. Lin, M.-J. Chung, and M.-J. Wang

DHM for Ergonomical Assessment of Home Appliances, M. Mazzola, E. Preatoni, N. Emmanuele, M. Romero, F. Costa, and G. Andreoni

A Comparison of Different Shoe Insoles in Gait Performance, M.-J. Chung, C.-L. Lin, C.-H. Chang, and M.-J. Wang

The Evaluation of Double-Layers Clothing on Clothing Microclimate, Physiological Responses and Subjective Comfort, T.-H. Chen, C.-L. Lin, and M.-J. Wang

Display/Control Quality in Small Touch Based Screen, Y.L. Lee

The Factors of Image Quality in Autostereoscopic Display, Y.-T. Ding, S.-L. Hwang, K.-C. Chang, S. Wang, Y.-Y. Lai,and W.-H. Liao

Comfort and Discomfort in Gripping Exertion, Y.K. Kong, D.M. Kim, K.S. Lee and M.C. Jung

Safety Design Issues

The Measurement of Grip-Strength in Automobiles: A New Approach to Detect Driver’s Emotions, F. Siebert, M. Oehl, and H.-R. Pfister

On Quantification Method of Step Visibility: Basic Investigation on Influence of Observation Conditions, Y. Kang and T. Mikami

A Decision Support System for Unusual Behavior Detection in Nuclear Power Plants, Y.-H. Wang, P.-C. Wang, S.-L. Hwang, and R. H. Hou

A Proposal of Fall Risk Evaluation Method on Patient’s Characteristics, S. Fukaya and Y. Okada

Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Prescription Drug Advertising: Exploring Self-Reports of Media Exposure and Associate Behaviors, R. Goldsworthy and C. Mayhorn

Causal Relation of Negative Event Occurrence-Injury and/or Failure, J. Sinay and A. Nagyova

Making It Right: The Critical Performance Influence Factors for Offshore Drilling and Wireline Operations, B. Vignes and J. Liyanage

Surface Pressure Analysis in Prosthetics and Orthotics, J. Zivcak, R. Hudak, M. Kristof, and L. Bednarcikova

Adaptibility of Operators When Exposed to Hand-Transmitted Vibration at Work with Electric Hand-Held Tools, S. Fišerová

Effects of Cell Phone Conversations on Driving Performance in Japan, M.K. Park, T. Machida, K. Yamanaka, and M. Kawakami

Ergonomics Study on the Visual Environment at Urban Uncontrolled Intersections Based on Visibility Simulation Approach Applying 3-Dimensional Computer Graphics Software, M. Mori, S. Horino, and N. Kubo

The Major Quality Factors on Two-Views Autostereoscopic Displays, P.-C. Wang, H.-Y. Huang, C.-F. Chuang, S.-L. Hwang. K. Lee, and J.-C. Yang

Safety Management

Impact of Occupational Health & Safety Activities and Safety Climate on Industry Accident Rates in South Korea, K.H. Yi and H.S. Jung

OHSMS Based on Ergonomics and the BBS, S. Marino, M. Donisi, and M. Testasecca

Safety and Risk Philosophy in Maintenance Management, H. Pacaiova

Safety Culture - An Effective Tool for Major Hazard Prevention, M. Palecek

What Constitutes Typical Adolescent Behavior and How Does It Differ from Adult Conduct? M. Vredenburgh, I. Zackowitz, D. Spencer, M. De Taboada, and A. Vredenburgh

Developing a Method to Evaluate the Employee Satisfaction on Safety Management, M. Tomita and Y. Okada

A Proposal of a Training Program of Risk Managers Applying Incident Reports in Medical Organizations, T. Fukuda and Y. Okada

Analysis of the Process Safety Management System in Relation to the Prevention of Major Accidents Caused by Dangerous Chemical Substances, P. Forint

Program "Safety Enterprise" as a Supporting Tool for Effective Occupational Safety and Health Management System, S. Vlkova

Major Accident Prevention as a Tool to Increase the Level of Enterprise Safety Systems in the Czech Republic, M. Prazakova, S. Maly, E. Dusek and V. Sluka

Hazard Communication

Perceptions of Sport-Utility Vehicle (SUV) Safety by SUV Drivers and Non-Drivers, C. Mayhorn, M. Wogalter, and V. Conzola

Sunscreen Labeling and Warnings: A Human Factors Analysis, K. Burke, J. Dorris, and N. Dorris

The Safety Hierarchy and Its Role in Safety Decisions, K. Laughery and M. Wogalter

Reliance on Warnings as the Sole Remedy for Certain Hazards: Some Circumstances Where that Just Doesn't Work, E. Karnes, D. Lenorovitz, and S. Leonard

The Effects of Background Color of Safety Symbols on Perception of the Symbols, C.K. Or and A.H.S. Chan

Hazard Perceptions of Consumer Products, W. Vigilante, Jr. and R. Lim

Government, Warnings, Safety Information: A Comparison of Inter-Agency Regulations and Guidance, J. Sala, E. Nichols, R. Muhammad, S. Lakhiani, R. Rauschenberger, and C. Wood

Clarifying the Hierarchical Approach to Hazard Control, S. Hall, S. Young, J. Frantz, T. Rhoades, C. Burhans, and P Adams

Experimental Study on the Influence of Individual Cognitive Differences on Team Synergy Knowledge Integration Process, S. Yi, L. Su, W. Wang, R. Huang, and N. Zhang

Empirically Evaluating and Developing Alarm Rate Standards for Liquid Pipeline Control Room Operators, G.D. Uhack, II and C. Harvey

Case Study of Alarms Rates in Two Pipeline Companies vs. Alarm Rate Standards, C. Harvey, L. Michelli, and G. Uhack, II

Occupational Risk Prevention

Understanding Accidents in the Great Outdoors: Testing a Risk Management Framework in the Led Outdoor Activity Domain, P. Salmon, A. Williamson, M. Lenne, E. Mitsopoulos-Rubens, and C. M. Rudin-Brown

Evacuation Flow Analysis for Aircraft Accident with Panic Passenger by Autonomous Agent and Multi-Agent Simulation, T. Miyoshi, H. Nakayasu, Y. Ueno, and M. Nakagawa

Risk Control Through the Use of Procedures: A Method for Evaluating the Change in Risk, G. Praino and J. Sharit

A Human Factor Analysis to Mitigate Fall Risk Factors in an Aerospace Environment, J. Ware

Research on Astronaut Training Methods for Complicated Operation, Y. Zhang, X. Zhang, M. Liu, O. Wang, and B. Wu

The Preventive Strategies for the Third Industrial Accident in Korea, Y. Kang, S. Yang, T. Kim, and D. Kim

The Comparison Between OHSMS and PCMS for Business area, C.-O. Kim, H.-J. Choi, and C.-H. Lee

The Distribution of Pedestrian-Backing Vehicle Accidents by Back-Up Alarm Status and Vehicle Type, J.P. Purswell and J.L. Purswell

Automated Analysis of Injury Narratives: Some Lessons Learned, H. Marucci-Wellman, M. Lehto, H. Corns, and G. Sorock

Voluntary Guiding Principles for the Secure Handling of Nanomaterials, W. Greaves-Holmes

Up-to-Date Personal Protective Equipment, K. Majchrzycka

Manufacturing Process Improvement Based on Reducing of Ergonomics Risks in Woodworking Enterprise, H. Kalkis, I. Rezepina, V. Praude, Z. Roja, and V. Kalkis

Development of User Interface for STARtracker, a Web-Based Open Source Application for Tracking Oil and Gas Methane Emission Reductions, G. M. Knapp

An Artificial Intelligent Approach for Evaluation of Teamwork Versus Health, Safety, Environment and Ergonomics (HSEE), A. Azadeh, M. Rouzbahman, and M. Saberi

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