Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries

1st Edition

Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy

CRC Press
Published June 24, 2010
Reference - 1250 Pages - 50 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439834992 - CAT# K11577
Series: Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

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Summary

This volume is concerned with the human factors, ergonomics, and safety issues related to the design of products, processes, and systems, as well as operation and management of business enterprises in both manufacturing and service sectors of contemporary industry. The book is organized into ten sections that focus on the following subject matters:

I: Enterprise Management
II: Human Factors in Manufacturing
III: Processes and Services
IV: Design of Work Systems
V. Working Environment
VI. Product and System Safety
VII. Safety Design Issues
VIII. Safety Management
IX. Hazard Communication
X. Occupational Risk Prevention

This book will be of special value to researchers and practitioners involved in the design of products, processes, systems, and services, which are marketed and utilized by a variety of organizations around the world.

Seven other titles in the Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series are:
Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare
Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling
Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making
Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics
Advances in Occupational, Social and Organizational Ergonomics
Advances in Ergonomics Modeling & Usability Evaluation
Advances in Neuroergonomics and Human Factors of Special Populations