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Document ID (ISN)67688
CIS number 96-1646
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Ergonomics awareness manual
Bibliographic information Health and Safety Department, International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agriculture Implement Workers of America (UAW), 8000 East Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48214, USA, 1994. 42p. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract The aim of this training manual is to increase the awareness of ergonomics issues among workers. Coverage: cumulative trauma disorders (symptoms and evaluation); ergonomic risk factors (repetitive work, forceful exertions, awkward postures, mechanical stress concentration, vibration); ergonomics programmes within enterprises. In annex: symptoms survey; glossary.
Descriptors (primary) ergonomics; training material; safety programmes
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; glossary; repetitive strain injury; risk factors
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Safety programmes
Ergonomics