The Marriage of Human Factors and Safety in Industry

  • Thomas A. Yoder
  • Richard L. Lucas
  • Gerald D. Botzum


Social concern and governmental legislation have placed great emphasis on the need for safe workplaces and environments in industry. The safety and human factors department at Eli Lilly & Co. applies techniques to help achieve this purpose. Areas of application are (1) enhancement of design principles to prevent error-provocative features of systems; (2) work physiology studies for compatible work load specifications and job design; and (3) electromyographical studies for use in studying optimal tool design and evaluation of work methods.


Human Factor Muscle Fatigue Panel Board Optimal Tool Design Governmental Legislation 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. Yoder
  • Richard L. Lucas
  • Gerald D. Botzum

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