List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Productivity and work study; 2. Human factors in work study; 3. Method study (motion study); 4. Work measurement; 5. Wages and incentive plans; 6. Introduction to ergonomics; 7. Work physiology; 8. Biomechanics of manual lifting tasks; 9. Risk assessment for distal upper extremities (DUE) disorders; 10. Work-related MSDs risk and work postures assessment; 11. Office ergonomics; 12. Physical stresses; 13. Occupational noise exposure; 14. Occupational noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL); 15. Occupational heat stress exposure; 16. Dust fumes and respiratory system; 17. Occupational health and safety; 18. Cardiovascular health of steel workers; References.
Lakhwinder Pal Singh holds a PhD from the Dr B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar. He has published more than 30 papers in national and international journals. His areas of interest are ergonomics, production and operations management, lean manufacturing, occupational health and environment, and green supply chain management. He has more than fifteen years of experience in teaching and research in this field.