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Industrial Health & Safety

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  • Safety and Security Review for the Process Industriesby Dennis P. Nolan

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 149.95

    Safety and Security Review for the Process Industries: Application of HAZOP, PHA, What-IF and SVA Reviews, Third Edition, describes the responsibilities, methods, and documentation required for the performance of qualitative hazard analysis for industrial and commercial processes, specifically Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), What-If, and Hazard... more...

  • Safety and Health in Portsby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 30.00

    This essential code of practice, intended to replace both the second edition of the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Dock Work (1977) and the ILO Guide to Safety and Health in Dock Work (1976), provides valuable advice and assistance to all those charged with the management, operation, maintenance and development of ports and their safety. more...

  • Risk Reduction Methods for Occupational Safety and Healthby Roger C. Jensen

    Wiley 2012; US$ 75.95

    This book covers system safety methods related to occupational health and safety. It argues for anticipating hazards, risk reduction strategies for hazards processes, and making sure workers' tasks correspond to human capabilities. To this end, the text provides pro-active methods for identifying hazards, assessing risk, analyzing hazards, using tools... more...

  • Work, health and wellbeingby Sarah Vickerstaff; Chris Phillipson; Ross Wilkie

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This multi-disciplinary volume brings together original research from diverse disciplinary backgrounds investigating how we can define and operationalise a bio-psychosocial model of ill-health to improve work participation in middle and later life. more...

  • Manual Liftingby Daniela Colombini; Enrico Occhipinti; Enrique Alvarez-Casado; Thomas R. Waters

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Commonly used throughout the world, manual lifting tasks?whether simple or complex?all involve variable loads, postures, and movements. This practical guide discusses how to analyze the intricate lifting function and prevent injury during its execution. Outlining revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE) methods, the book illustrates their use in assessing... more...

  • Optimal Automated Process Fault Analysisby Richard J. Fickelscherer; Daniel L. Chester

    Wiley 2012; US$ 102.95

    Automated fault analysis is not widely used within chemical processing industries due to problems of cost and performance as well as the difficulty of modeling process behavior at needed levels of detail.  In response, this book presents the method of minimal evidence (MOME), a model-based diagnostic strategy that facilitates the development... more...

  • Security Aspects of Uni- and Multimodal Hazmat Transportation Systemsby Genserik L. L. Reniers; Luca Zamparini

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.00

    Written in a clear language, for use by scholars, managers and decisionmakers, this practical guide to the hot topic is unique in treating the security aspects of hazmat transportation from both uni-modal and multi-modal perspectives. To begin with, each transport mode and its relation to security vulnerability, analyses, figures, and approaches is... more...

  • Applications of Cognitive Work Analysisby Ann M. Bisantz; Catherine M. Burns

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 115.95

    Despite continued interest in Cognitive Work Analysis (CWA) techniques for the analysis and design of complex, human-technology systems, few published accounts exist that document all of the five recommended phases of CWA in real world applications. Delineating a work-centered conceptual framework that guides the design of technology, Applications... more...

  • Work Domain Analysisby Neelam Naikar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    In complex sociotechnical systems such as military, health care, and nuclear power systems, poor performance or errors resulting from inadequate designs can have catastrophic consequences. Although considered challenging to learn and execute well, work domain analysis can be used as a framework to assist in the design of these systems. Work Domain... more...

  • Risk Assessmentby N. Hurst; David R. Williams; Pam Marshall

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1998; US$ 51.00

    Risk Assessment: The Human Dimension begins by looking at quantified risk assessment and considers, by using case studies, how accident causation can be considered from the three main perspectives of hardware failures, human error and failures of systems and cultures. The book then goes on to place risk assessment firmly within the broader context... more...