Ergonomics in Manufacturing book offers advice on how to ensure worker safety and boost productivity through proper equipment, facilities, and work environment design. The book also explains how to prevent cumulative trauma disorders and the number one reason for worker's compensation claims: lower-back injuries. Case studies and real-life examples are provided along with figures and tables.
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