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978-0-86587-194-6 • Paperback • September 2008 • $124.00 • (£95.00)
978-1-60590-272-2 • eBook • September 2008 • $117.50 • (£91.00)
Deborah Kearney is the president of Job Smart System, Inc., which specializes in risk management to improve productivity, safety, and quality to meet global standards. Job Smart System (www.jobsmartsystem.com) supports safety professionals with a quantifiable approach to ergonomics. Creating environments with safe process engineering controls requires a systematic Job Safety Analysis of job demands and the adaptive and assertive devices specific to industries, schools, health care facilities, and individuals. Dr. Kearney is a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the American Society of Safety Engineers, the American Psychological Association, and the International Facilities Management Association. Dr. Kearney is an internationally recognized expert on ergonomics, human factors engineering, workstation design, and disability accommodation. She is the award-winning author of Reasonable Accommodations: Job Descriptions in the Age of ADA, OSHA, and Workers' Comp, The ADA in Practice, and The New ADA: Compliance and Costs. Dr. Kearney received her masters and doctoral degrees in psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.