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  • 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

    Medical Competence and Patient Safety Competence as Individual Virtue or Systems Issue? Why the Difference in Competence Assumptions? Good Doctoring and the Pursuit of Perfection Standardization and the Fear of Scientific-Bureaucratic Medicine The Expectation of Perfection versus the Inevitability of Mistake Key Points References The Problem of... more...

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

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    Introduction Why Injury Prevention? Accidents or Incidents Accident/Incident Prevention Process Comprehensive Accident Prevention Accident Prevention Accident Prevention Benefits Preventing Occupational Accidents/Incidents Nothing New in Prevention How Much Prevention? Risk Control Structuring Accident/Incident Prevention Know Who You Are Dealing... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Introduction A Brief History of the NIOSH Lifting Equation International Standards on Manual Lifting: ISO 11228-1 and EN 100S-2 Methods and Criteria for Analyzing Manual Handling Tasks How to Analyze a Single Lifting Task How to Analyze a Multiple (Composite) Lifting Task (Up to 10 Variants) How to Analyze a Composite Lifting Task When... more...

  • Skill Training in Multimodal Virtual Environmentsby Massīmo Bergamasco; Benoit Bardy; Daniel Gopher

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 121.95

    Scientific Foundations Virtual Environments and Augmented Reality for Skill Training, Massimo Bergamasco Development of Training Platforms in Multimodal Virtual Reality Environments, Daniel Gopher Dynamics of Skill Acquisition in Multimodal Technological Environments, Benoit G. Bardy, Julien Lagarde, and Denis Mottet Engineering and Technology... more...

  • Quality of Life Technology Handbookby Richard Schulz

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 154.95

    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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 106.95

    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...