3.03.00 - Forest ergonomics



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International Scientific Conference on Modern Technologies and Engineering in Sustainable Forest Utilization
Krakow, Poland; 4-6 June 2023
Units involved: 3.00.00, 3.03.00

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Witold Grzywinski, Poland


Felipe Meyer, Chile

Yozo Yamada, Japan

About Unit

TOR Terms of reference

Area of knowledge dealing with the capabilities and limitations of human performance in relation to design of forest machines, jobs, and other modifications of the physical environment. Seeks to ensure that human's tools, machines, and work systems are best matched to their (1) physical strength, size, and speed and to the capabilities of (2) sense, (3) memory, (4) cognitive skills, and (5) psychomotor preferences. The field of knowledge is also termed human-factors engineering, human engineering.

State of Knowledge

  • APUD, E. and F. MEYER.  2004. Ergonomics. In Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences, J. BURLEY, J. EVANS, and J. YOUNGQUIST, Editors. Elsevier Academic Press: Amsterdam, etc. p. 639-645.