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Defining Human Factor and Ergonomic and its related issues in Malaysia Pineapple Plantations

Nur Fazrina, Mohamad Salleh and Ezrin Hani, Sukadarin (2018) Defining Human Factor and Ergonomic and its related issues in Malaysia Pineapple Plantations. In: MATEC Web of Conferences: Malaysia Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCET 2017), 6-7 December 2017 , Penang, Malaysia. pp. 1-8., 150 (05047). ISSN 2261-236X

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Human factor and ergonomic has been a standardized as synonymous for a long time and has great potential to contribute in designing all kinds of systems with people. However, some opinions draw precisely distinctions among these terms. Numerous studies have been conducted in their attempt to understand the concept of human factor and ergonomic. The meaning of each term must be clearly understood before using them in any research to understand how human beings interact with surroundings. So, this paper seeks to review the definition of human factor and ergonomic. English articles and books dated as far 1970 were compiled from Taylor and Francis Online, Google Scholar and Science Direct. The keywords used in the selection of the articles are human factors, human factors engineering, ergonomics, industrial ergonomics, reviews, definition, difference and risk factors. A risk model related to each term is also provided to have more understanding towards it. Based on the finding of the literature review of human factor and ergonomic issue in pineapple plantation were explore and are categorized accordingly.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human factor; ergonomic; pineapple plantation
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2018 07:30
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2018 04:49
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