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Ergonomics of Living Environment for the People with Special Needs

Rabiul Ahasan, Donna Campbell, Alan Salmoni, John Lewko
2001 Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Science  
A safe, convenient, sound and healthy living environment is the prerequisite for a good house for the people with special needs.  ...  It is believed that when housing is ergonomically furnished, then a maximum benefit will be achieved.  ...  [Centre for Research in Human Development, Laurentian University at Sudbury in Canada] for his support and encouragement on writing the full paper, suitable for journal publication.  ... 
doi:10.2114/jpa.20.175 pmid:11499165 fatcat:4tzpdeotf5extplh5b32imjzo4


Rajiv Sharm
2012 International Journal for Quality Research  
s from literature are given to illustrate the desir ed situation in which ergonomics is considered as an integrated part of performance strategy .  ...  A Conceptual framework with lean manufacturing and hum an factors interventions for improving business performance in terms of improved quality, reduced cost and faster de livery is presented and example  ...  .  Kanban is a visual control system that is only good for lean production with its linked cells and its namesakes; it is not good for the job shop.  ... 
doaj:44eff70dbbef41429d0f742ce0afe2c7 fatcat:oci55tbkjnbbnj3hlqcrlyp6p4

Human and organizational biases affecting the management of safety

Teemu Reiman, Carl Rollenhagen
2011 Reliability Engineering & System Safety  
Acknowledgements The writing of the article was funded by the Nordic nuclear safety research (NKS) and VTT.  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the feedback from our colleagues Elina Pietikäinen, Pia Oedewald and Ulf Kahlbom.  ...  The aim of this article is to review a n d d e s c r i b e a s e t o f p o t e n t i a l b i a s e s i n s a f e t y m a n a g e m e n t a p p r o a c h e s a n d t h e i r p o s s i b l e consequences  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ress.2011.05.010 fatcat:7cbnnllbu5cphkpfeca4bkxj2q

Occupational musculoskeletal and mental health: Significance of rationalization and opportunities to create sustainable production systems – A systematic review

R.H. Westgaard, J. Winkel
2011 Applied Ergonomics  
It has considerable and mostly negative influence on worker health, but this can be reduced by attention to modifiers. The results create a basis for new priorities in ergonomic intervention research.  ...  A short review of the effect of ergonomic interventions is included as background and rationalization is discussed as a theoretical concept.  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge help in literature searches by Maria Nylander, librarian at the former National Institute for Working Life, Sweden and Elizabeth Bengtsen, National Research Centre for the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2010.07.002 pmid:20850109 fatcat:o4thfgqfnze4vo573o5bg5qhxq

Analysis of Cognitive Work

Ann Bisantz, Emilie Roth
2007 Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics  
the task, technical system, social and organizational structure, and physical environment; and examination of the goals, knowledge, skills, and strategies that domain practitioners utilize in response  ...  A cognitive analysis requires consideration of two perspectives: examination of domain characteristics and constraints that impose cognitive demands on domain practitioners, which include components of  ...  This move has coincided with growing interest in analyzing and supporting the design of large, complex sociotechnical systems and systems of systems (e.g., military command and control systems, railroad  ... 
doi:10.1518/155723408x299825 fatcat:3rkwofjcarcbbepgklnq67felu

From recipes to meals... and dietary regimes

M. Johnson, S. Hyysalo, S. Mäkinen, P. Helminen, K. Savolainen, L. Hakkarainen
2014 Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction Fun, Fast, Foundational - NordiCHI '14  
It provides tools and practices for supporting the design of usable, pleasurable and meaningful products and services for people (van der Bijl-Brouwer and Dorst 2017).  ...  ä t t y e k r ä t n e s k u m i k t u t n e s k u m i k t u t a t l u p o L .  ...  participate in order to transfer the information better inside the organisation and also receive the unreported findings. * During induction for new employees, the user information and its sources also  ... 
doi:10.1145/2639189.2641214 dblp:conf/nordichi/JohnsonHMHSH14 fatcat:zkviol52ufgovjk3ys7lj6szku

Nurse Managers?? Role in Injury Prevention

1998 Nursing Management  
A Master's Degree Project submitted to the Facuity of Environmental Design in partial fidfiient o f f e requirements for the degree of Master of Environmental Design.  ...  Musculoskeletal injury prevention in the workplace: A program for developing the role of managers (Unpublished master's thesis).  ...  s u p e~s i o n of staff (obsenration and persond contact).  ... 
doi:10.1097/00006247-199808000-00020 fatcat:de65djztbnfq3ew4hru6e3o6tq

◾ Developing Equipment Support Plans in the Context of the HTM Programme [chapter]

2017 Healthcare Technology Management - A Systematic Approach  
Su ce for the moment to note that problems can occur because of: device failure; operator error or omission; poor equipment design, in particular poor ergonomic design; and failures of supporting infrastructure  ...  The change process is best considered as a sociotechnical system consisting of people, processes and technology (medical and IT) that together support the delivery of healthcare across different healthcare  ...  It must include a clear statement of the clinical problem, a clinical risk/benefit analysis, organizational support for the project and adherence to medical device design standards.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781315371771-13 fatcat:smmtvyphpjd6xbylp77dgowy24

The 2nd Workshop on Hacking and Making at Time-Bounded Events [article]

Ei Pa Pa Pe-Than, Alexander Nolte
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Empirical insights from studying these events may help position the CHI community to better study, plan and design hackathon-style events as socio-technical systems that support new modes of production  ...  Taken together, hackathons offer new opportunities and challenges for collaboration by affording explicit, predictable, time-bounded spaces for collaborative work and engaging with new audiences.  ...  This work was supported in part by Washington Research Foundation Fund for Innovation in Data-Intensive Discovery and by the Moore/Sloan Data Science Environments Project at the University of Washington  ... 
arXiv:1901.02710v1 fatcat:mhc5thamyjg7lj6ntusunaakzi

Towards a Strategy for Supporting the Engineering of Contemporary Software Systems [article]

Rebeca C. Motta
2019 arXiv   pre-print
To this end, we use IoT systems as surrogate for CSS, since they present the contemporaneity and multidisciplinarity that we aim to investigate.  ...  Therefore, it is necessary to revisit our way of developing software systems and begin to consider the particularities required by these new types of applications.  ...  Interrogative questions What How Where When Who Why P E R S P E C T I V E S Planner Owner Designer Builder Implementer User In this chapter, we present three studies conducted  ... 
arXiv:1904.11741v1 fatcat:qv7wljp44rfabnrwkmxebg2s5y

Formal Safety Assessment of Fishing Vessels

A. Pillay, J. Wang, A. Wall
2002 The journal of the Safety and Reliability Society  
Human factors and ergonomics design consideration [Sanders M.S. and McCormick E.J., 1987]. 3.  ...  It also considers: • The planned system configuration at each phase of activity. • The facility interfaces. • The planned environments. • The support tools or other equipment specified for use. • The operation  ...  vessels and systems.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09617353.2002.11690754 fatcat:rpwulewjbjcqho6i76e7y5fl3q

Supplemental Material, SC_8_Screening_2 - What Is Lean Management in Health Care? Development of an Operational Definition for a Cochrane Systematic Review

Thomas Rotter, Christopher Plishka, Adegboyega Lawal, Liz Harrison, Nazmi Sari, Donna Goodridge, Rachel Flynn, James Chan, Michelle Fiander, Bonnie Poksinska, Keith Willoughby, Leigh Kinsman
2018 Figshare  
Fiander, Bonnie Poksinska, Keith Willoughby, and Leigh Kinsman in Evaluation & the Health Professions  ...  Supplemental Material, SC_8_Screening_2 for What Is Lean Management in Health Care?  ...  CONCLUSIONS: Lean Sigma methodology was an effective tool for reducing RBC wastage in a large academic hospital. 2010 American Association of Blood Banks. AN -20456700 AU -Heitmiller, E. S.  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.6127166.v1 fatcat:6t5xamrjqncehe6pmw4hhjchru

When a One-Hour Time Difference is Too Much: Temporal Boundaries in Global Virtual Work

Anu Sivunen, Niina Nurmi, Johanna Koroma
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
i s k e s i m ä t t i h e k n ö y t n e s i l a a u t r i v a j n i l i i b o m n u u l i o t o u m n ö y t ä k e s n e e s i m a t h  ...  It also evaluates the design and methods of the study and proposes recommendations for further research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.70 dblp:conf/hicss/SivunenNK16 fatcat:5br37f3ln5bkjdhk6ehwlgkhcq

1986-1999 combined index IEEE aerospace and electronic systems magazine vols. 1-14 [Subject Index]

2000 IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems  
Tools and techniques for estimating high intensity RF effects; AES-M Jan 92 Zagrodnik, Jeffrey P., and Kenneth R. Jones.  ...  AES-M Apr 92 command and control; 8 1 abstracts from INSPEC database. AES-MAug92 command and control ground support systems from non-US joumals; search strategy and 50 retrieved abstracts.  ...  ., + , AES-MSep 94 20-25 7-10 Jun 99 29-33 Design for testability CASS, design for supportability.  ... 
doi:10.1109/taes.2000.869530 fatcat:dqlflsnslveyri76fpijskbzqi


A. A. Marcus
1988 Academy of Management Journal  
The findings suggested that nu clear power plants with relatively poor safety records tended to re spond in a rule-bound manner that perpetuated their poor safety per formance and that n"c1ear power plants  ...  This research analyzed how nuclear power plants implemented safety review innovations introduced by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after the Three Mile Island accident.  ...  It gives the impression that safety can be looked upon and promoted as something detached from the make-up of the sociotechnical system as a whole.  ... 
doi:10.2307/256547 fatcat:cdzlkv4kgff4hi66nwjsoh4pn4
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