Friday, December 14, 2007

Ergonomics Conference concludes

Findings from International Ergonomics Conference ...

"Bhopal, Dec 12 : The three-day 'International Ergonomics Conference' that ended here today has recommended making widespread efforts to improve lifestyle, security and level of workers engaged in various industries and other sectors.

The conference suggested that efforts should be made for collecting reliable anthropometric data for different parts of the country and different types.

The conference -- organised by the Bhopal-based Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE) -- was inaugurated by the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) President David Caple.

Ninety research papers were read out during the conference. More than 150 experts, including more than 50 women, from the country and abroad took part in the conference.

Emphasising on growing importance of relatively new subject as 'Ergonomics' in present scenario, experts pointed out on the need for a human face of the working environment.

Experts felt that ergonomics could not be ignored to improve productivity of human, machines and environment."    (Continued via NewKerala.Com)    [Ergonomics Resources]

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