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Advances in human factors, ergonomics, and safety in manufacturing and service industries edited by Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy

Contributor(s): Karwowski, Walder ed.
Publisher: New York Taylor & Francis Group 2011Description: 1231 p. il., figras. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781439834992.Subject(s): Ergonomia | Ingeniería Humana | Industrias ManufacturerasDDC classification: 620.82
Partial contents:
Enterprise Management. - - Human Factors in Manufacturing. - - Processes and Services. - - Design of Work Systems. - - Working Environment. - - Product and System Safety. - - Safety Design Issues. - - Safety Management. - - Hazard Communication. - - Occupational Risk Prevention.
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.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

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


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Enterprise Management. - - Human Factors in Manufacturing. - - Processes and Services. - - Design of Work Systems. - - Working Environment. - - Product and System Safety. - - Safety Design Issues. - - Safety Management. - - Hazard Communication. - - Occupational Risk Prevention.

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.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Enterprise Management
  • Standardization as a Tool to Promote Continuous Improvement - Case Study of an Automobilistic Factory
  • Cognitive Engineering for Self-Optimizing Assembly Systems
  • Limits of Control in Advanced Technology and Consequences for Reassigning Accountability
  • A Procedure Approach for the Culture-Adequate Implementation of Production Systems
  • Shaping the Strategy of Knowledge Based Economy of Polish Enterprises
  • Organizational Structure Designing and Knowledge Based Economy. The Research Framework for the Polish Enterprises
  • The Operator Saves Our Day? - Why Do We Need the Operator?
  • Some Metaphors of Agile Enterprise
  • Tutorial: Selling Human Factors and Ergonomics in a Successful Way: Creating Enthusiasm for Ergonomics
  • National OSH Programme - The Polish Experience
  • Information Technologies in Concurrent Engineering in Selected Knowledge Based Economy Companies in Poland - Some Results of Research
  • Total Ergonomics Management: A Modular Concept for the Integration of Ergonomics into Production Systems
  • Human Factors in Manufacturing
  • Chaku-Chaku Assembly System - A New Trend in the Automotive Industry. First Results of the Ergonomic Evaluation on a Case Study
  • Digital Manual with Wearable Retinal Imaging Display for the Next Innovation in Manufacturing
  • The Effect of Glove Fit on Task Performance
  • Ergonomic Evaluation of Workload from Deburring Action Done with the Vibrating Hand-Tool
  • Effect of Grasp-/Contact-Characteristics of Snap Fasteners on Time Requirements and Electromyographic Activity for Snap-Fit Assembly
  • Ergonomic Design of the Viewing Angle in a Computer Numerically Controlled-Electro Discharge Machine Environment
  • User-Centered and Adaptive Support Systems for Production Systems
  • Design of a Knowledge Module Embedded in a Framework for a Cognitive System Using the Example of Assembly Tasks
  • Cognitive Engineering for Human-Robot Interaction: The Effect of Subassemblies on Assembly Strategies
  • Analysis of Lower Limb Measurements in Running Progress for High-Performance Slacks Design
  • The Impact of the Human Factor on Productivity in Advanced Production Systems
  • Level of Automation Analysis in Manufacturing Systems
  • Cognitive Assembly Planning Using State Graphs
  • Development of a Questionnaire for Prolonged Standing Jobs at Manufacturing Industry
  • Processes and Services
  • Challenges of Beijing Road Transportation System: An Extended Application of TOC Think Processes
  • An Extended Study on Human Performance in Control Rooms of Nuclear Power Plants
  • Design of a Collaborative Visualization Facility for Geoscience Research
  • Survey of Workload Factors for Technicians in Wind Turbine Maintenance Tasks: A Pilot Study
  • Human Factors in Oil Refinery Operation
  • The Personas Layering Framework Applied to Consumer Services Design for Automotive Market
  • The Process of Identifying and Implementing Ergonomic Controls in the Packaging of Motors
  • Product Maturity, Security and Software Engineering
  • Macro and Micro Ergonomics Application in a Medium Sized Company
  • The Specification and Evaluation of Personalized Footwear for Additive Manufacturing
  • Design of Work Systems
  • Tools of Occupational Biomechanics in Application to Reduction of MSDs
  • Enhancement of MSD Problems in the Automobile Industry
  • The Investigation of Low Back Problems Among Home Delivery Drivers
  • Conception of a Task Analysis- and Screening-Method for Identifying Age-Critical Fields of Activity on the Basis of the Chemnitz Age Model
  • Contemporary Aspects in Design of Work
  • Teaching in Real Time - Development of a Virtual Immersive Manikin Implemented in Real Time Systems
  • Optimizing Humidity Level to Enhance Worker Performance in Automotive Industry
  • Design for Manufacturing (DFM) - A Case Study of Repetitive Measures
  • User Demands for New Mixed Reality Tools, First Results of the ManuVAR Project
  • An Analysis of the Impact of Trends in Automation on Roles in Radiotherapy Using Function Allocation
  • An Ergonomic Study on Measurement Operation Quality of an Inspection Laboratory
  • A Cross-Cultural Study on the User Motivations and Behaviors of Online Knowledge Sharing
  • Influences of Different Dynamic Office Chairs on Muscular Activation, Physical Activity and Posture
  • XDM - eXtensible Design Methods
  • Competence Profile of Top-Level Controllers
  • Nonlinear Synchronization of Biceps and Triceps Muscles During Maximum Voluntary Contraction
  • Working Environment
  • Globe Stereothermometer - A New Instrument for Measurement and Evaluation of Irrefular Radiant-Convective Load
  • The Human Body Reaction on Non-Uniform Radiant-Convective Load
  • A Study on the Evaluation of Management Plan for Whole-Body Vibration by ISO 263-
  • Optical Radiation (Visible, Ultraviolet and Infrared) at the Workplaces
  • Human Factors Consideration in the Detection of Gas Leaks
  • Impulse Noise
  • The Smell of Danger: Natural and LP Gas Odorization
  • The Effect of Local Illumination on Light-on Test Iinspection in a TFT-LCD Plant
  • Predicting Image Quality on a Mobile Display Under Different Illuminations
  • The Elements of Work Environment in the Improvement Process of Quality Management System Structure
  • Cultural Influence on Learning Sensorimotor Tasks
  • Proactive Vision for the Safety Culture in a Finnish Chemical Plant
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Work
  • Product and System Safety
  • New Tools for Analyzing Work Activities in the Process Industry
  • An Empirical Assessment of Driver Motivation, Emotional Response and Driving Conditions on Risk-Taking Decisions
  • Human Systems Integration Risk Management at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • The Impact of Repeated Cognitive Tasks on Driving Performance and Visual Attention
  • HRA in China: Model and Data
  • Analysis of Human Errors in Emergency Situation in a Nuclear Power Plant Digital Control Room
  • Measuring the Performance of a Triple-Target Visual Search Task
  • Efficacy of Central Alarm System on Nurses' Line of Care in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit in Singapore
  • The Effect of Backpack Weight on Gait Parameters
  • DHM for Ergonomical Assessment of Home Appliances
  • A Comparison of Different Shoe Insoles in Gait Performance
  • The Evaluation of Double-Layers Clothing on Clothing Microclimate, Physiological Responses and Subjective Comfort
  • Display/Control Quality in Small Touch Based Screen
  • The Factors of Image Quality in Autostereoscopic Display
  • Comfort and Discomfort in Gripping Exertion
  • Safety Design Issues
  • The Measurement of Grip-Strength in Automobiles: A New Approach to Detect Driver's Emotions
  • On Quantification Method of Step Visibility: Basic Investigation on Influence of Observation Conditions
  • A Decision Support System for Unusual Behavior Detection in Nuclear Power Plants
  • A Proposal of Fall Risk Evaluation Method on Patient's Characteristics
  • Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Prescription Drug Advertising: Exploring Self-Reports of Media Exposure and Associate Behaviors
  • Causal Relation of Negative Event Occurrence-Injury and/or Failure
  • Making It Right: The Critical Performance Influence Factors for Offshore Drilling and Wireline Operations
  • Surface Pressure Analysis in Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Adaptibility of Operators When Exposed to Hand-Transmitted Vibration at Work with Electric Hand-Held Tools
  • Effects of Cell Phone Conversations on Driving Performance in Japan
  • Ergonomics Study on the Visual Environment at Urban Uncontrolled Intersections Based on Visibility Simulation Approach Applying 3-Dimensional Computer Graphics Software
  • The Major Quality Factors on Two-Views Autostereoscopic Displays
  • Safety Management
  • Impact of Occupational Health & Safety Activities and Safety Climate on Industry Accident Rates in South Korea
  • OHSMS Based on Ergonomics and the BBS
  • Safety and Risk Philosophy in Maintenance Management
  • Safety Culture - An Effective Tool for Major Hazard Prevention
  • What Constitutes Typical Adolescent Behavior and How Does It Differ from Adult Conduct?
  • Developing a Method to Evaluate the Employee Satisfaction on Safety Management
  • A Proposal of a Training Program of Risk Managers Applying Incident Reports in Medical Organizations
  • Analysis of the Process Safety Management System in Relation to the Prevention of Major Accidents Caused by Dangerous Chemical Substances
  • Program "Safety Enterprise" as a Supporting Tool for Effective Occupational Safety and Health Management System
  • Major Accident Prevention as a Tool to Increase the Level of Enterprise Safety Systems in the Czech Republic
  • Hazard Communication
  • Perceptions of Sport-Utility Vehicle (SUV) Safety by SUV Drivers and Non-Drivers
  • Sunscreen Labeling and Warnings: A Human Factors Analysis
  • The Safety Hierarchy and Its Role in Safety Decisions
  • Reliance on Warnings as the Sole Remedy for Certain Hazards: Some Circumstances Where that Just Doesn't Work
  • The Effects of Background Color of Safety Symbols on Perception of the Symbols
  • Hazard Perceptions of Consumer Products
  • Government, Warnings, Safety Information: A Comparison of Inter-Agency Regulations and Guidance
  • Clarifying the Hierarchical Approach to Hazard Control
  • Experimental Study on the Influence of Individual Cognitive Differences on Team Synergy Knowledge Integration Process
  • Empirically Evaluating and Developing Alarm Rate Standards for Liquid Pipeline Control Room Operators
  • Case Study of Alarms Rates in Two Pipeline Companies vs. Alarm Rate Standards
  • Occupational Risk Prevention
  • Understanding Accidents in the Great Outdoors: Testing a Risk Management Framework in the Led Outdoor Activity Domain
  • Evacuation Flow Analysis for Aircraft Accident with Panic Passenger by Autonomous Agent and Multi-Agent Simulation
  • Risk Control Through the Use of Procedures: A Method for Evaluating the Change in Risk
  • A Human Factor Analysis to Mitigate Fall Risk Factors in an Aerospace Environment
  • Research on Astronaut Training Methods for Complicated Operation
  • The Preventive Strategies for the Third Industrial Accident in Korea
  • The Comparison Between OHSMS and PCMS for Business area
  • The Distribution of Pedestrian-Backing Vehicle Accidents by Back-Up Alarm Status and Vehicle Type
  • Automated Analysis of Injury Narratives: Some Lessons Learned
  • Voluntary Guiding Principles for the Secure Handling of Nanomaterials
  • Up-to-Date Personal Protective Equipment
  • Manufacturing Process Improvement Based on Reducing of Ergonomics Risks in Woodworking Enterprise
  • Development of User Interface for STARtracker, a Web-Based Open Source Application for Tracking Oil and Gas Methane Emission Reductions
  • An Artificial Intelligent Approach for Evaluation of Teamwork Versus Health, Safety, Environment and Ergonomics (HSEE)

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