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Title: Ergonomics
Authors: Schutte, PC
James, JP
Keywords: Ergonomics
Mines
Occupational hygiene
Mining health
Mining safety
Ergonomics risk factors
Risk assessment
Ergonomics-related hazards
Hygiene
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Mine Health and Safety Council
Citation: Schutte, PC and James, JP. 2009. Ergonomics. Handbook on mine occupational hygiene measurements, Chapter 23. pp 299-310
Abstract: Ergonomic surveys are conducted to identify ergonomics-related risk factors in a workplace. The surveys include elementary hazard identification, risk assessment and identification of areas where specialist ergonomics advice is required. This Chapter provides the reader with basic tools in the form of checklists to identify ergonomics related risk factors in a workplace. In the present context an ergonomics programme is regarded as a systematic approach to anticipating, identifying, analysing and controlling ergonomics-related hazards. The hazard identification process provides the data needed to identify, control, and prevent work-related injuries and illnesses.
Description: Copyright: 2007 Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3537
ISBN: 978-1-9198-5324-6
Appears in Collections:Mining and geoscience
Human factors
General science, engineering & technology

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