Ergonomics in developing regions needs and applications

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  • Human engineering -- Developing countries

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementeditor, Patricia Anne Scott.
SeriesErgonomics design and management : theory and applications
ContributionsScott, Patricia Anne.
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LC ClassificationsT59.7 .E725 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23202450M
ISBN 109781420079111
LC Control Number2009012823

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supervised over 20 postgraduate ergonomics students. She is author of over papers and chapters in books, and is editor of the book “Ergonomics in developing regions: needs and applications”, covering the good work being done in IDCs and which has recently been published. Pat was a founder member of the Ergonomics Society.

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