Application of industrial engineering method to care work

Macky 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
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 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, United States
Duration: 2000 Jul 292000 Aug 4

Conference

ConferenceProceedings 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'
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period00/7/2900/8/4

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics

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