Sökning: "Ergonomics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 627 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Ergonomics.

  1. 1. Ergonomics at Home : Design for Safe Living and Home Care

    Författare :Jenny Hjalmarson; Tore Johan Larsson; Stefan Lundberg; Lars Nyberg; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ergonomics; aging; work posture; four-wheeled walker; home care worker; living at home; accessibility;

    Sammanfattning : The home should represent safety and security for the person who lives there, and this is an important factor for independence and autonomy in very old age. With aging populations, the needs for long-term care increase, care provided by spouses and/or from the growing home care sector. Injuries among these groups are common. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Ergonomics Infrastructure - An Organizational Roadmap to Improved Production Ergonomics

    Författare :Cecilia Berlin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Production Ergonomics; Organizational Ergonomics; Organizational Relations; Sociotechnical Systems; Qualitative research; Proactive Ergonomics; Macroergonomics;

    Sammanfattning : Improving production ergonomics is a pursuit common to many companies in different industrial sectors. At the core is an aspiration to eliminate risks for work-related musculo-skeletal disorders (MSDs), but modern views on ergonomics have evolved the discipline from a purely physiological, instrumental concern to an organizational, holistic systems-performance discipline (macroergonomics). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Developing a Value Proposition of Maritime Ergonomics

    Författare :Cecilia Österman; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; operational performance; socio-technical systems.; Ergonomics; value proposition; maritime economics; human element; shipping; participatory ergonomics;

    Sammanfattning : There is a large body of knowledge available on the importance of ergonomics for successful(and unsuccessful) systems. Domain specific handbooks, guidelines and standards can befound also for the maritime industry. LÄS MER

  4. 4. On Stage : Acting for development of businesses and ergonomics in woodworking SMEs

    Författare :Johan Karltun; Jörgen Eklund; Gunnela Westlander; Matti Vartiainen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; organisational change; ergonomics; woodworking; SME; Work sciences and ergonomics; Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis reports findings and results from studies of development work and change processes in the secondary woodworking industry. The purpose with the research is to increase the knowledge on how companies can initiate change and to increase their ability to change. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Ergonomics Integration and User Diversity in Product

    Författare :Dan Högberg; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; product design; design ergonomics; design methods; human simulation; human diversity; Manufacturing engineering; Produktionsteknik; Work sciences and ergonomics; Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi; Teknik; Technology;

    Sammanfattning : Concideration of products' ergonomic qualitys is one important component for  successful product developement. Product designers engaged in the core activity of product developement need methods that support the consideration of ergonomics along with other product requirements. this thesis aims to adress these needs. LÄS MER