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Document ID (ISN)60250
CIS number 93-887
Year 1992
Convention or series no. Notes scientifiques et techniques 97
Author(s) Guillermain H., Lievin D., Cail F., Krawsky G.
Title Ergonomics of computer-aided work in the plant - Diagnosis of problems encountered by operators; Recommendations
Original title Ergonomie du travail informatisé en atelier - Diagnostic des contraintes rencontrées par les opérateurs; Recommandations [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, June 1992. 99p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Twenty-six workplaces were studied. They applied different types of computer-aided tasks (process control, numerically-controlled machining, stock control, fault management, etc.). The data collected at each post were tabulated in a matrix designed to evaluate the appropriateness of the computer tool to the task. This report gives the principal results, interpreted on the basis of a factorial analysis of the data. Noise was an important factor: in several cases, the more poorly adapted a computer tool was to the task at hand, the more disruptive was the effect of the noise.
Descriptors (primary) automation; computers; ergonomics; noise
Descriptors (secondary) report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Noise