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Document ID (ISN)54665
CIS number 90-1735
ISSN - Serial title 0003-6870 - Applied Ergonomics
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bao S., Shahnavaz H.
Title The promises and problems of ergonomics application in the People's Republic of China
Bibliographic information Dec. 1989, Vol.20, No.4, p.287-292. Bibl.
Abstract This paper examines the application of ergonomics in China as an example of the transfer and development of ergonomics in industrially developing countries. Details are given of various organisations participating in ergonomic activities along with a description of research work carried out in the areas of occupational health and safety, anthropometry, industrial psychology, industrial engineering and engineering design. The provision of education at university level is discussed together with the application of ergonomics in industry. Important factors for the success of ergonomics applications in China are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) China; developing countries; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) training course; transfer of technology; safety and health institutions; research; anthropometry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceChina
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) OSH in developing countries
Transfer of technology