Ergonomics in Manufacturing: Raising Productivity Through Workplace Improvement
Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy
Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 538 pages
Learn to organize and manage ergonomics efforts, and discover how to achieve profitable results using various corporations around the world as models for success. The foremost international experts from industry, government, and academia contribute their views. Includes a number of enlightening case studies and real-world examples supported by figures and tables that are essential to any effective ergonomics plan.
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