15. Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace

  1. Norman F. Schneidewind

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118098929.ch15

Systems and Software Engineering with Applications

Systems and Software Engineering with Applications

How to Cite

Schneidewind, N. F. (2011) Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace, in Systems and Software Engineering with Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118098929.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780738158525

Online ISBN: 9781118098929

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Keywords:

  • cumulative trauma disorders;
  • rapid upper limb assessment;
  • human-machine interface;
  • work model;
  • permissible noise levels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Application of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Formula

  • Work Model

  • OSHA Permissible Noise Levels (PELS)

  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders of the Upper Extremities

  • Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA)

  • Definition of Anthropometric

  • Human-Machine Interface (HMI)

  • Site Selection Factors