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  • Implementing Safety Management Systems in Aviationby Mr Carl D Halford; Mr John J Goglia; Professor Alan J Stolzer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 54.95

    In their first book, Safety Management Systems in Aviation, Stolzer, Halford, and Goglia provided a strong theoretical framework for SMS, along with a brief discourse on SMS implementation. This follow-up book provides a very brief overview of SMS and offers significant guidance and best practices on implementing SMS programs. Very specific guidance... more...

  • Trust in Military Teamsby Professor Neville A Stanton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Written under the auspices of the The Transfer Cooperation Programme, this book reports on contemporary trends in the defence research community on trust in teams, including inter- and intra-team trust, multiagency trust and coalition trust. It also considers trust in information and automation, taking a systems view of humans as agents in a muti-agent,... more...

  • Patient Safetyby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 40.95

    Increased concern for patient safety has put the issue at the top of the agenda of practitioners, hospitals, and even governments. The risks to patients are many and diverse, and the complexity of the healthcare system that delivers them is huge. Yet the discourse is often oversimplified and underdeveloped. Written from a scientific, human factors... more...

  • Accident/Incident Prevention Techniques, Second Editionby Charles D. Reese

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    Published more than ten years ago, the first edition of Accident/Incident Prevention Techniques provided clear, comprehensive guidance on how to mitigate the cost, in personnel and to the bottom line, of accidents/incidents in the workplace. Significantly revised and updated, this Second Edition takes its place as the A to Z hands-on guide to the... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 78.95

    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

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 71.95

    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...

  • Quality of Life Technology Handbookby Richard Schulz

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 159.95

    A collaboration between leading scientists, practitioners, and researchers at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, this book is a comprehensive resource describing Quality of Life technologies and their development, evaluation, adoption, and commercialization. It takes an interdisciplinary team approach to the process of technology... more...