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dc.contributor.author Schutte, PC
dc.contributor.author James, JP
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-21T08:10:47Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-21T08:10:47Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Schutte, PC and James, JP. 2009. Ergonomics. Handbook on mine occupational hygiene measurements, Chapter 23. pp 299-310 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-9198-5324-6
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3537
dc.description Copyright: 2007 Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) en
dc.description.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. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Mine Health and Safety Council en
dc.subject Ergonomics en
dc.subject Mines en
dc.subject Occupational hygiene en
dc.subject Mining health en
dc.subject Mining safety en
dc.subject Ergonomics risk factors en
dc.subject Risk assessment en
dc.subject Ergonomics-related hazards en
dc.subject Hygiene en
dc.title Ergonomics en
dc.type Book chapter en


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