New PDF release: Contemporary Ergonomics 2004 (Contemporary Ergonomics)

By Paul T. McCabe

ISBN-10: 0849323428

ISBN-13: 9780849323423

The extensive and constructing scope of ergonomics has been illustrated over the last fifteen years by means of the books that make up the modern Ergonomics sequence. providing the lawsuits of the Ergonomics Society's annual convention, the sequence embraces the big variety of themes lined by way of ergonomics. person papers offer perception into present perform, current new study findings, and shape a useful reference resource. The volumes supply a quick song for the book of compatible papers from foreign individuals selected at the foundation of abstracts submitted to a range panel. subject matters integrated in modern Ergonomics 2004 utilized body structure, musculoskeletal issues, posture and pain, and extra.

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Note also that floor cleaner ingredients are often very similar from one manufacturer to another. Floor contaminants In the food industry, the most common floor contaminants are fats and oils. They are particularly dangerous because they are not visible to the workers and because very small amounts can make floors slippery. This paper concentrates on vegetable shortening made of partly hydrogenated canola and palm oil. Floorings The slipperiness of a given flooring exposed to a given amount of contaminant will depend mostly on its roughness and permeability to the contaminants and those parameters will themselves depend on the degree of wear and clogging.

6 mg-cm"2 on stripped vinyl at room temperature. 8 mg-cm"2 on stripped vinyl flooring at room temperature. 32 Quirion Impact of fat concentration Figure 4 compares the efficiency of immersion mopping at two shortening concentrations. As one would expect, the efficiency decreases as the contaminant concentration increases. That confirms the importance of cleaning the floors frequently in order to avoid excessive contaminant accumulations. Note that damp mopping is even more affected by fat accumulation than immersion mopping (results not shown).

Perhaps the most worrying situation would be if a fall occurred among crowded spectators descending the radial gangway stairs. It is conceivable in this situation that, in the absence of any physical barriers or supports, a cascade might occur involving a number of individuals. Risk of injury is increased in falls on stairs, due to the vertical distance through which it is possible to fall and the forces generated by this. Conclusions There is scope to reduce the risk of falling in the stadium examined, through addressing the issues identified above.

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