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- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy. In The Challenger Launch Decision, Diane Vaughan recreates the steps leading up to that fateful decision,... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 21.99
"A phenomenal feat of journalism. . . . I tore through it like a novel but with the queasy knowledge that the whole damn thing is true." ?Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and War Blending exclusive first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, oil rig captain John Konrad and veteran Washington Post writer Tom... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 219.00
Pipes are of major importance for transport of liquids and gas mainly for water, natural gas and oil. The total length of gas pipes in the world is estimated at one million kilometres for gas transport (pipes with a diameter of 80 to 1000 mm). Pipelines remain the least expensive transcontinental means of transport compared to rail-bound or terrestrial... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 140.00
Summarizes the current state of "front-end" risk-control techniques Many approaches to risk control are possible. However, only through careful reading, evaluation, and study can one make the best choice of a practical philosophy for a system safety program. The goal is to apply the best scientific and engineering principles in the best way, resulting... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 103.95
This book propounds an all-hazards, multidisciplinary approach to emergency management. It discusses the emergency manager’s role, details how to establish an effective, integrated program, and explores the components, including: assessing risk; developing strategies; planning concepts; planning techniques and methods; coordinating response;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95
The leading book on the subject of occupational health & safety revised in line with recent UK legislation and practice. New to this edition is the foreword by Judith Hackitt CBE, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive and a brand new chapter on the latest EU and international regulations and directives. Safety at Work is widely accepted... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 169.00
Offshore Safety Management, Second Edition provides an experienced engineer's perspective on the new Safety and Environmental System (SEMS) regulations for offshore oil and gas drilling, how they compare to prior regulations, and how to implement the new standards seamlessly and efficiently. The second edition is greatly expanded, with increased... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 25.95
This companion to the bestselling International Health and Safety at Wo rk will help you prepare for the written assessments on the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification). It provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks and will help you learn and memorise the most... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 25.95
This companion to the bestselling Introduction to Health and Safety at Work will help you prepare for the written assessments on the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification). It provides complete coverage of the syllabus in bite-sized chunks and will help you learn and memorise the most... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.00
This book presents design guidelines and implementation approaches for enterprise safety management system as integrated within enterprise integrated systems. It shows new model-based safety management where process design automation is integrated with enterprise business functions and components. It proposes new system engineering approach addressed... more...