Ergonomics--costs and benefits.

@article{Beevis1970ErgonomicscostsAB,
  title={Ergonomics--costs and benefits.},
  author={David Beevis and Ingrid Slade},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={1970},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={
          413-8
        }
}
Ergonomics is primarily concerned with improving the performance of man or of man-machine systems. Although many applications have produced evident improvements, the terms of reference and the results are not often expressed in measures that are easily converted into financial savings. However, there is a growing demand for cost-benefit data of ergonomic improvements, and several examples in which the application of ergonomic principles has resulted in tangible benefits, are reviewed. Cases are… CONTINUE READING
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