TITLE

Rest allowances and work-rest regimes

AUTHOR(S)
Heap, John
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Management Services;Summer2009, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the assumption that most business organizations operate a systematic process of assessment for rest, relaxation and recovery allowances. It aims to develop a consensus on rest and relaxation allowances that can be used by the generation of work measurement and productivity analysis. It identifies the factors involve in rest or relaxation allowances, including posture, motions, visual fatigue and energy output. It suggests a draft proposal for establishing best allowances and identifying appropriate rest breaks.
ACCESSION #
43546446

 

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