Manual Materials Handling: Design And Injury Control Through Ergonomics, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Manual Materials Handling

Design And Injury Control Through Ergonomics, 1st Edition

By M M Ayoub

CRC Press

336 pages

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Hardback: 9780850663839
pub: 1989-09-21
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Description

This book highlights the problems and hazards of manual materials handling and provides ergonomic and engineering solutions for alleviating them. It is helpful for both researchers and practitioners who are committed to solving the multifaceted manual materials handling problem.

Table of Contents

1. The Materials Handling Problem 2. Variables in Manual Materials Handling 3. Design Criteria 4. Lifting and Lowering Activity Data Bases 5. Pushing,Pulling,Carrying and Holding Data Bases 6. Job Design/Redesign and Screening Procedure 7. Pre-employment Strength Testing 8. Training and Manual Handling 9. Determination of Rest Allowances

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science