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Ergonomics of workstation design

Ergonomics of workstation design

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Published by Butterworths in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Office furniture -- Congresses.,
  • Human engineering -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Tarald O. Kva lseth.
    ContributionsKva lseth, Tarald O.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14242196M
    ISBN 100408126536


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