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  • Human Reliabilityby K.S. Park

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The objectives of Human Reliability are to build reliability into the job, into the machine, and into the environment, and to let man perform naturally. In this book the author shows how these objectives can be achieved by concentrating on human reliability issues during the design stage. This is done by illustrating the relationships between various... more...

  • Work Space, Equipment and Tool Designby A. Mital; W. Karwowski

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    As the ergonomic aspect of many problems facing the industry today attracts more attention from the management, providing scientific knowledge and the know-how to solve such problems is becoming increasingly more important. The impetus for this book originated from the pressing need to make the state-of-the-art ergonomic information on workspace, equipment... more...

  • Bridging Research and Good Practices towards Patients Welfareby Yuh-Chuan Shih; Sheau-Farn Max Liang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    Ergonomics is a human-centered discipline. This is particularly true for healthcare systems and patient safety where the human?s well-being will undergo critical impacts if solutions are not properly designed and practiced. Effective handling of these concerns involves knowledge from healthcare work (e.g., shift work, patient handling, and medical... more...

  • System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessmentby Nicholas J. Bahr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    We all know that safety should be an integral part of the systems that we build and operate. The public demands that they are protected from accidents, yet industry and government do not always know how to reach this common goal. This book gives engineers and managers working in companies and governments around the world a pragmatic and reasonable... more...

  • Rural Safety: Machinery, Stock and General Hazardsby I. Brown

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 70.95

    This text explains how to minimise risks and cope with problems, with the help of many clear illustrations. This book is useful for students of agriculture as well as managers of rural businesses. A companion volume, Farm Chemical Safety is also available in the Practical Farming Series. more...

  • Rail Human Factorsby Nastaran Dadashi; Anita Scott; John R Wilson; Ann Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95

    The rail human factors/ergonomics community has grown quickly and extensively, and there is much increased recognition of the vital importance of ergonomics/human factors by rail infrastructure owners, rail operating companies, system developers, regulators and national and trans-national government. This book, the fourth on rail human factors, is... more...

  • Advances in Understanding Human Performanceby Tadeusz Marek; Waldemar Karwowski; Valerie Rice

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 91.95

    Combining emerging concepts, theories, and applications of human factors knowledge, this volume focuses on discovery and understanding of human performance issues in complex systems, including recent advances in neural basis of human behavior at work (i.e. neuroergonomics), training, and universal design. The book is organized into ten sections that... more...

  • Human Factors in the Design and Evaluation of Central Control Room Operationsby Neville A. Stanton; Paul Salmon; Daniel Jenkins; Guy Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 154.95

    Whether used for aviation, manufacturing, oil and gas extraction, energy distribution, nuclear or fossil fuel power generation, surveillance or security, all control rooms share two common features. The people operating them are often remote from the processes that they are monitoring and controlling and the operations work 24/7. The twin demands... more...

  • Contemporary Ergonomics 1984-2008by Philip D. Bust

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 179.95

    To mark the 25th anniversary of Contemporary Ergonomics, the current and past editors have selected 4 papers from each of the years that they oversaw its publication. This collection is intended to showcase the breadth of research topics covered by the Contemporary Ergonomics series of books and to illustrate the change of focus in ergonomics research... more...

  • Advances in Ergonomics Modeling and Usability Evaluationby Halimahtun Khalid; Alan Hedge; Tareq Z. Ahram

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 91.95

    Taking the field of human factors and ergonomics beyond state of the art, this volume focuses on advances in the use of ergonomics modeling and on the evaluation of usability, which is a critical aspect of any human-technology system. The research described in the book's 70 chapters is an outcome of dedicated research by academics and practitioners... more...