Fitness For Work: The Role Of Physical Demands Analysis And Physical Capacity Assessment

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CRC Press, Sep 2, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 213 pages
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Offers an occupational ergonomic analysis of medical selection procedures for disabled and able-bodied labour-market entrants. The book re-examines the concept of fitness for work and emphasizes humanitarian and legislative factors.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 History and development
1
Chapter 2 Traditional approach to medical examination
11
Chapter 3 Job evaluation and analysis
24
Chapter 4 Physical demands analysis
43
Chapter 5 Physical abilities analysis
73
Chapter 6 Functional capacity assessment
87
Chapter 7 Accommodations restrictions and the handicapped
107
Chapter 8 Job matching
116
Appendix A Physical demands job analysis
132
Appendix B Rating schemata for WCAMWPAM analyses
134
Appendix C Physiological and biomechanical techniques for work capacity measurement
140
Appendix D Physical demands and work capacity
155
Appendix E GULHEMP Scale
156
References and bibliography
165
Index
181
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Chapter 9 Some legal considerations
127

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