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Document ID (ISN)77376
CIS number 01-1389
ISBN(s) 84-95366-00-2
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rescalvo Santiago F.
Title Manual of ergonomics
Original title Manual de ergonomía [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information IBERMUTUAMUR, Ramírez de Arellano 27, 28403 Madrid, Spain, 2000. 558p. Illus. 81 ref.
Abstract Ergonomics training manual published by a Spanish insurance company. Contents include: general considerations on work and health; hazards linked to work (occupational accidents and diseases); occupational safety and health domains (ergonomics, occupational safety, industrial hygiene and occupational medicine); ergonomics and the changes in working conditions; legislation with respect to working conditions and ergonomics; design and layout of workplaces; working environments (contamination of environmental air, thermal environments, noise, lighting, sick building syndrome); physical workload (effort, work posture and methods of evaluation); stress (causes, effects on health and prevention methods); psychosocial factors (definition of the factors, effects on health and models for action); work organization; ergonomical methods for analysing working conditions.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; training material; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; legal aspects; workplace design; physical workload; mental workload; work posture; measurement of work and effort; conditions of work; training manuals; sick building syndrome; stress factors; ergonomic evaluation; psychology and sociology
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Sick building syndrome