Title

Ergonomics

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2008

Keywords

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Ergonomics, RMI, Repetition

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-881-9.ch048

Abstract

With the many and vast advances of technology across generations and societies, the need to determine the best ways to align and use the human body in coordination with technology has increased accordingly. While occupational hazards and accidents date back to ancient times, and the Industrial Age resulted in accidents related to machinery, the human disabilities and debilities related to technology may emerge more subtly over time before they become acute.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

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Citation / Publisher Attribution

Ergonomics, in L. A. Tomei (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration, IGI Global, p. 286-291

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