TITLE

Ergonomics: Play Major Role With Equipment Productivity

AUTHOR(S)
Griffin, Jeff
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Sep2011, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the advocacy among manufacturers of construction equipment to good ergonomics through the promotion of products with ergonomic features. It defines ergonomics as the science of work, of which according to Alan Hedge of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory at Cornell University, its consideration should involve study what a machine is expected to do. Moreover, equipment designer have considered an outside-in (OI) approach with the placement of controls.
ACCESSION #
66612288

 

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