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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 89.95
This second edition of Human Factors Methods: A Practical Guide for Engineering and Design now presents 107 design and evaluation methods including numerous refinements to those that featured in the original. The book acts as an ergonomics methods manual, aiding both students and practitioners. Offering a 'how-to' text on a substantial range... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
The continued prevalence of major incidents (most recently the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill) and preponderance of workplace fatalities and injuries as well as Process Safety Management (PSM) Incidents, globally, begs the question: why do incidents continue to occur in today?s technologically advanced era? More importantly, with 80-85 percent of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
The occurrence of failures and mistakes in health care, from primary care procedures to the complexities of the operating room, has become a hot-button issue with the general public and within the medical community. Around the Patient Bed: Human Factors and Safety in Health Care examines the problem and investigates the tools to improve health care... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95
This book explores the human factors issues in contemporary global society, with a focus on engineering, technology, business, science, and education from a system of systems viewpoint. It examines the human aspects related to contemporary societal developments in science, engineering, and higher education in the context of unprecedented progress... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
Offshore Risk Assessment was the first book to deal with quantified risk assessment (QRA) as applied specifically to offshore installations and operations. Risk assessment techniques have been used for more than three decades in the offshore oil and gas industry, and their use is set to expand increasingly as the industry moves into new areas and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 259.95
Ernsting's Aviation Medicine applies current understanding in medicine, physiology and the behavioural sciences to the medical challenges and stresses that are faced by both civil and military aircrew, and their passengers, on a daily basis. The fifth edition of this established textbook has been revised and updated by a multi-disciplinary team of... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
Creating Healthy Workplaces includes interventions that relate the efforts undertaken by researchers and organizations to reduce stress and improve the mental and physical health of employees through positive change initiatives. Those working in the field of occupational stress have received criticism that too much emphasis has been placed on negative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
Since the publication of the first edition, the FDA and other regulatory groups have modified their regulations and expectations regarding how medical device manufacturers should approach usability testing. Reflecting these changes, this second edition provides updated guidance to medical device manufacturers and other interested readers. Key updates... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 120.00
Incidents That Define Process Safety describes approximately fifty incidents that have had a significant impact on the chemical and refining industries' approaches to modern process safety. Events are described in detail so readers get a fundamental understanding of the root causes, the consequences, the lessons learned, and actions that can prevent... more...