Application of industrial engineering method to care work

Maki Kato, Muneyuki Muzima, Hiromi Nishiguchi

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Abstract

In aging society, we have to care the elderly people who cannot support themselves without other's assistance because of disorders. However, some kind of care job put the workers physical and psychological strain. In this study, we propose the application of Industrial Engineering method, which had been produced to improve the work in factories, into care work. The result of experiment shows that PTS can contribute to improvement of care work.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the XIVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Association, 'Ergonomics for the New Millennnium' - San Diego, CA
Duration: 2000 Jul 292000 Aug 4

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OtherProceedings of the XIVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Association, 'Ergonomics for the New Millennnium'
CitySan Diego, CA
Period00/7/2900/8/4

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  • Human Factors and Ergonomics

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Kato, M., Muzima, M., & Nishiguchi, H. (2000). Application of industrial engineering method to care work. Paper presented at Proceedings of the XIVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Association, 'Ergonomics for the New Millennnium', San Diego, CA, .