Fitness For Work: The Role Of Physical Demands Analysis And Physical Capacity Assessment, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Fitness For Work

The Role Of Physical Demands Analysis And Physical Capacity Assessment, 1st Edition

By T. M. Fraser

CRC Press

222 pages

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Description

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS030000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUS042000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety