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Document ID (ISN)69784
CIS number 97-1733
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Title Human factors - Ergonomics
Bibliographic information In: The Workplace (by Brune D. et al., eds), Scandinavian Science Publisher as, Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway, 1997, Vol.1, p.115-220. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract These six chapters in a major new survey of OSH examine aspects of human factors and ergonomics in the workplace: individual capacities, ageing and adaptation to the work environment (brain function, effects of ageing, neuropsychological characteristics of ageing); cognitive ergonomics and the reliability of man-machine interaction (interface design); psychosocial factors in the work environment (models of the individual and the work environment, basic psychological stress concepts); unemployment and health; violence; uses of ergonomics (ergonomic design of workplaces and tools, standardization, evaluation of workload).
Descriptors (primary) man-machine interfaces; human factors; social climate; violence; ageing; unemployment; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; human relations; individual variables; cognitive performance; work capacity; brain; neurological effects; ergonomic evaluation; design of equipment; social aspects; mental stress
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Psychological factors
Violence
Unemployment
Violence and terrorism