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Safety in manual materials handling.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-185, 1978 Jul; :1-209
Papers given at a symposium on manual materials handling safety are presented. The symposium was held in July, 1976 at State University of New York at Buffalo. Contributions on the following topics are included: measurements and standards; models of human performance; factors affecting performance; and implementing manual materials handling research. Workshop findings concerning medical aspects, standards development, and personal protection program development are summarized future research needs also are identified.
NIOSH-Author; Industrial-safety; Safety-practices; Simulation-methods; Analytical-methods; Industrial-processes; Worker-health; Materials-handling; Control-methods
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-185
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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