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Explain the harmful effects of noise on people and also on human performance. Refer to the different viewpoints espoused by the Broadbent and Poulton theories. (10) Sub-Total: [10] QUESTION 3 There is considerable variation in the anthropometric data available on groups of individuals as well as within any sizeable group. In this context, discuss what advantage can be gained by using 3D measurement, compared to the traditional two-dimensional methods. Also discuss which body dimensions you would regard as important when designing, buying or evaluating a workstation. Give reasons why the body dimensions you have chosen are important. (15) QUESTION 4 Explain how employees whose jobs involve monitoring displays can sustain their vigilance and attention. (10)
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3 IOP2603 05/06/ 2016 QUESTION 5 There is no one unique way to organise or design a workstation. However, there are some ergonomically sound guiding principles as far as the design of workstations is concerned. Discuss these principles. (15) QUESTION 6 Explain the human-technology-workspace-environment model by means of an applicable illustration and relate this to practical settings. (10) TOTAL: [75] © UNISA 2016
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