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1st Edition

Contemporary Ergonomics 2004

Edited By

Paul T. McCabe

ISBN 9780849323423
Published April 8, 2004 by CRC Press
584 Pages 113 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The broad and developing scope of ergonomics has been illustrated over the past fifteen years by the books that make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. Presenting the proceedings of the Ergonomics Society's annual conference, the series embraces the wide range of topics covered by ergonomics. Individual papers provide insight into current practice, present new research findings, and form an invaluable reference source. The volumes provide a fast track for the publication of suitable papers from international contributors chosen on the basis of abstracts submitted to a selection panel. Topics included in Contemporary Ergonomics 2004 applied physiology, musculoskeletal disorders, posture and discomfort, and more.

Table of Contents

Military Ergonomics. Information Presentation and Recognition. Design Methods. Design Methods - Examples. Computer Assisted Tasks. Auditory Warnings. Health and Safety. Ergonomics in the Energy Industry. Human Error and Process Safety. Memory and Cognition. VDUs in Process Control. Manual Handling and Posture. Sport Ergonomics. Physiological Stress. Sitting, Standing, and Workplace. Drivers and Driving. Telecommunications. Poster Presentations. Keynote Address.

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"…clearly and excellently cross the wide spectrum of topics and interest that is ergonomics today. The depth and diversity of papers within some areas, such as understanding the science and prevention of slips and falls, or what is 'designing for inclusion', go well beyond a general conference and approach some of the more specialized topical conferences. …Contemporary Ergonomics is a worthy edition to the ergonomics reference library and to reference shelves in libraries and research centres."
-Stephen J. Morrissey, Ergonomics, Vol. 49, No. 7, June 2006