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1st Edition

Fitness For Work
The Role Of Physical Demands Analysis And Physical Capacity Assessment




ISBN 9780850668582
Published August 10, 1992 by CRC Press
222 Pages

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Book 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.

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