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Occupational Therapy and Ergonomics
Applying Ergonomics Principles to Everyday Occupation in the Home and at Work
by Franklin Stein

Occupational Therapy and Ergonomics describes how the principles of ergonomics should be applied by occupational therapists.

Features:

  • Includes case studies of an administrative secretary, industrial worker, assembly line food handler and maintenance worker
  • Contains a unique insight into the Scandinavian experience in universal design and everyday ergonomics
  • Provides material for applying ergonomic principles to the work environment, including descriptions of the most common injuries occurring at work, occupational rehabilitation programs, job analysis, functional capacity assessments, and work samples

Contents

  1. Introduction: Purposes, theory and assumptions
  2. Applying ergonomic principles in the home environment
  3. The case study of Ben: Prescription and use of a wheelchair
  4. The case study of Emmy: Preventing accidental falls among older adults
  5. Applying ergonomic principles to the worker and work environment
  6. Occupational stress in the workplace
  7. The case study of an administrative secretary: Working at a computer station
  8. Using ergonomic principles to effect change in industry
  9. A brief history of occupational medicine and ergonomics

Index

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Applying Ergonomics Principles to Everyday Occupation in the Home and at Work
by Franklin Stein

2006 345 pages $79.00 + shipping
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