publication . Article . 2004

Influence of Ergonomics on Traffic Safety and Economy Development

Teodor Perić; Nada Štrumberger; Dean Perić;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2004 Journal: Promet (Zagreb) (issn: 0353-5320, eissn: 1848-4069, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
As an interdisciplinary science, ergonomics needs to makethe operating of traffic safer, faster and more reliable, for thesake of higher profitability and generally improved economiceffects. This is achieved by adapting and shaping the workplace,machines, transport means, equipment, physical environment,working process etc. according to experience abouthuman anatomic physica~ sociologica~ intellectual and otherminimal, average or maximal capabilities. Therefore, it is necessaryto analyse ergonomics from the standpoint of better productivenessof humans, greater safety (comfort) and security ingeneral.
free text keywords: ergonomics, economic effects (productivity), economic efficiency regarding ergonomics, physical characteristics, energy, time and microclimate, traffic-generated noise, Transportation engineering, TA1001-1280
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