Offers an occupational ergonomic analysis of medical selection procedures for disabled and able-bodied labour-market entrants. The book re-examines the concept of fitness for work and emphasizes humanitarian and legislative factors.
Table of Contents
History and development; traditional approach to medical examination; job evaluation and analysis; physical demands analysis; physical abilities analysis; functional capacity assessment; accommodations, restrictions and the handicapped; job matching; some legal considerations. Appendices: physical demands job analysis; rating schemata for WCAM/WPAM analyses; physiological and mechanical techniques for work capacity measurement; physical demands and work capacity; GULHEMP scale.