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  • Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safetyby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2011; US$ 186.00

    Guidelines for Risk Based Process Safety provides guidelines for industries that manufacture, consume, or handle chemicals, by focusing on new ways to design, correct, or improve process safety management practices. This new framework for thinking about process safety builds upon the original process safety management ideas published in the early... more...

  • Guidelines for Vapor Cloud Explosion, Pressure Vessel Burst, BLEVE and Flash Fire Hazardsby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2011; US$ 143.00

    This guide provides an overview of methods for estimating the characteristics of vapor cloud explosions, flash fires, and boiling-liquid-expanding-vapor explosions (BLEVEs) for practicing engineers. It has been updated to include advanced modeling technology, especially with respect to vapor cloud modeling and the use of computational fluid dynamics.... more...

  • Risk and Crisis Communicationsby Pamela (Ferrante) Walaski

    Wiley 2011; US$ 72.95

    The go-to guide for learning what to say and how to say it In this climate of near constant streams of media messages, organizations need to know how to effectively communicate risks to their audiences and what to say when a crisis strikes. Risk and Crisis Communications: Methods and Messages is designed to help organizations understand the essential... more...

  • Falls from Heightby Loui McCurley

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    Enables workplace responders to prepare for and respond to falls from height How do you rescue someone suspended in midair or trapped above ground? Author Loui McCurley, an expert in technical rope rescue with more than twenty-five years of experience, has the answers. Following her tested and proven advice, readers will learn how to prepare... more...

  • Biosecurityby Ryan Burnette

    Wiley 2013; US$ 89.95

    Learn how to assess and prevent biosecurity threats to protect public health and national security With contributions from experts in all facets of biosecurity, this book explains the fundamental elements of biosecurity as well as the related concepts of biosafety and biosurety, detailing how all three concepts fit within the framework of biodefense.... more...

  • Constructive Ergonomicsby Pierre Falzon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    The goal for ergonomics has always been to adapt work, work environments, and machines to humans. But is this goal still sufficient? Does it satisfy the needs of the individual or of societies and organizations as they operate now? Constructive Ergonomics provides an answer to these questions. Rooted both in the academic world and in the world of... more...

  • Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applicationsby Tomasz Nowakowski; Marek Mlynczak; Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk; Sylwia Werbinska-Wojciechowska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 440.00

    Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of undesirable events (safety and security) and the ability to... more...

  • Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sectorby Olga Menoni; Natale Battevi; Silvia Cairoli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Hospital staff and caregivers are regularly exposed to biomechanical overload risk, particularly at spine and shoulder level?a risk factor that will continue to rise with the progressive aging of the population. Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients)... more...

  • Cultural Ergonomicsby Tonya L. Smith-Jackson; Marc L. Resnick; Kayenda T. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Even when products and systems are highly localized, rarely is there one design suitable for a single, mono-cultural population of users. The products and systems created and used are cultural artifacts representing shared cognitions that characterize mental models that result from interactions with physical environments. Thus, culture is embedded... more...

  • Rehabilitation Goal Settingby Richard J. Siegert; William M. M. Levack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Written to provide clinicians, educators, researchers, and students in rehabilitation with a comprehensive overview of the theory, practice, and evidence base of goal setting, this first-of-its-kind reference provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art knowledge of the practice. The authors cover a broad range of different approaches to goal setting,... more...