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  • Safety Critical Systems Handbookby David J. Smith; Kenneth G. L. Simpson

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 125.00

    Safety Critical Systems Handbook: A Straightfoward Guide to Functional Safety, IEC 61508 (2010 Edition) and Related Standards, Including Process IEC 61511 and Machinery IEC 62061 AND ISO 13849, Third Edition, offers a practical guide to the functional safety standard IEC 61508. The book is organized into three parts. Part A discusses the concept... more...

  • Occupational Health and Safetyby Ronald J. Burke; Sharon Clarke; Cary L. Cooper

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 144.95

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that every year there are 2.2 million fatal and 270 million non-fatal accidents or occupational diseases worldwide. Occupational Health and Safety looks at the research into what causes accidents and errors in the workplace. Emphasizing the psychological and behavioural aspects of risk in organizations,... more...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Work Domain Analysisby Neelam Naikar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    In complex sociotechnical systems such as military, health care, and nuclear power systems, poor performance or errors resulting from inadequate designs can have catastrophic consequences. Although considered challenging to learn and execute well, work domain analysis can be used as a framework to assist in the design of these systems. Work Domain... more...

  • Applications of Cognitive Work Analysisby Ann M. Bisantz; Catherine M. Burns

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 115.95

    Despite continued interest in Cognitive Work Analysis (CWA) techniques for the analysis and design of complex, human-technology systems, few published accounts exist that document all of the five recommended phases of CWA in real world applications. Delineating a work-centered conceptual framework that guides the design of technology, Applications... more...

  • Risk Assessmentby N. Hurst; David R. Williams; Pam Marshall

    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...