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  • Patterns In Safety Thinkingby Geoffrey R. McIntyre

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Safety is more than the absence of accidents. Safety has the goal of transforming the levels of risk that are inherent in all human activity, while its interdisciplinary nature extends its influence far into most corporate management and government regulatory actions. Yet few engineers have attended a safety course, conference or even a lecture in... more...

  • The Limits of Expertiseby R. Key Dismukes; Benjamin A. Berman; Loukia Loukopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Why would highly skilled, well-trained pilots make errors that lead to accidents when they had safely completed many thousands of previous flights? The majority of all aviation accidents are attributed primarily to human error, but this is often misinterpreted as evidence of lack of skill, vigilance, or conscientiousness of the pilots. The Limits... more...

  • Talking Safetyby Tim Marsh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    Talking Safety summarises in a short user-friendly read the key element of safety leadership - the management and supervisor 'walk and talk'. Safety standards are set by a combination of three things: first, the basic systems: risk assessments, procedures, training, inductions and maintenance; second, the amount of objective learning about the inevitable... more...

  • Personal Safety for Health Care Workersby Pauline Bibby

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 84.95

    This book is aimed at employers, managers and professional and administrative staff in the health care services. GP practices, home visits and the hospital are all covered. Despite growing evidence of violence against health care workers, some employers have been slow to acknowledge the risks faced in both primary and secondary health care settings.... more...

  • Where Are The Unions?by Sian Lazar; Peter Waterman

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    The first comprehensive comparison of the pink tide in Latin America, the Arab Spring in the Middle East and North Africa and the Occupy and anti-austerity movements in Europe and North America, with a focus on the apparent lack of union involvement more...

  • You Had a Job for Lifeby Jamie Sayen

    University Press of New England 2017; US$ 19.99

    The life and death of a mill town more...

  • The Main Street Momentby Gerald W. McEntee; Lee Saunders

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 22.00

    In the wake of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United decision, politicians are targeting working Americans as never before. As American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Gerald W. McEntee and Secretary-Treasurer Lee Saunders show, efforts to crush... more...

  • Labour exploitation and work-based harmby Sam Scott

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 32.48

    This book provides a critical understanding of contemporary forced labour as a global social problem and argues that it should be located within the broader study of work-based harm. more...

  • Workplace regulation, employment and the Stateby Dennis Nickson; Paul Stewart; Jenny Rodriguez

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 199.00

    This E-book focuses on questions and themes relating to workplace regulation, employment and the state. An important aim of this E-book is to explore the ways in the role of the state has shifted as well as how different stakeholders engage with notions of regulation that consider the changing role of the state. The E-book showcases a range of theoretical,... more...

  • Children and AIDSby Margaret Lombe; Alex Ochumbo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 119.95

    The disproportional loss of individuals to HIV/AIDS in their most productive years raises concerns over the welfare of surviving members of affected families and communities. One consequence of the rapid increase in adult mortality is the rise in the proportion of children who are orphaned. Sub-Saharan Africa, accounts for about 90 percent of these.... more...