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Industrial Health & Safety

  • Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Managementby Christine Owen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The fire and emergency services is a particularly large industry - in Australia alone it employs 250,000 personnel - yet there is very little by way of published human factors books addressing this sector directly. This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative... more...

  • Variability in Human Performanceby Thomas Jay Smith; Robert A Henning; Michael G. Wade; Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    This book introduces a comprehensive framework for understanding human performance variability in terms of how human control of behavior is closely tied to design factors in the performance environment. Empirical evidence, as well as practical examples and application areas, introduced in support of this framework. The book provides suggestions on... more...

  • Mental Illness in the Workplaceby Henry G. Harder; Shannon Wagner; Josh Rash

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95

    The extent of mental health concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other mental health issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention. The authors of Mental Illness in the Workplace provide a practical guide to identifying,... more...

  • Assessing Command and Control Effectivenessby Peter Berggren; Staffan Nählinder; Erland Svensson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Assessing Command and Control Effectiveness: Dealing with a Changing World offers a description of the current state of Command and Control (C2) research in imperfect settings, showing how a research process should assess, analyse and communicate results to the development cycle of methods, work, manning and C2-technology. Special attention is given... more...

  • Prevention of Accidents Through Experience Feedbackby Urban Kjellen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    Providing a practical introduction to the basic theories and principals of accident prevention through diagnosis and feedback control, this book presents the various methods and tools of safety, health, and environment (SHE) practice where experience feedback is employed. These include methods of accident and near accident reporting and investigation,... more...

  • Common Sense Guide to International Health and Safetyby Subash Ludhra

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    An essential and short guide for employees who need to know more about international health and safety without wanting to spend hours reading dozens of different documents. Whether it?s for use alongside a training course or simply to brush up on your knowledge, it?s perfect for equipping you with the principles of international health and safety.... more...

  • Child Workers and Industrial Healthby Peter Kirby

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 26.24

    Historians have long recognised the importance of child health during the Industrial Revolution, but few have explored the health of working children in any analytical detail. In this comprehensive study, Peter Kirby places the occupational health of employed children within a broad context of social, industrial and environmental change during the... more...

  • Reflective Learningby Teresa Budworth; Waddah Shihab Ghanem Al Hashemi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Reflective Learning is the essential reference for health and safety practitioners wanting to develop their professional skills and practice. Whether you are a new practitioner looking to expand your knowledge or an experienced professional seeking to build on existing skills, this book is indispensable. Step by step, Reflective Learning guides... more...

  • An Introduction to Aquatic Toxicologyby Mikko Nikinmaa

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    An Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology is an introductory reference for all aspects of toxicology pertaining to aquatic environments. As water sources diminish, the need to understand the effects that contaminants may have on aquatic organisms and ecosystems increases in importance. This book will provide you with a solid understanding of aquatic... more...

  • Access to and Effects of Social Protection on Workers Living with HIV and Their Householdsby International Institute of Labour Studies

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 20.00

    This report which is the result of a process that included a global literature review, the development of a research methodology guide through consultation with experts, and research in four countries: Guatemala, Indonesia, Rwanda and Ukraine. It highlights the challenges faced by workers living with HIV and their households in accessing social protection... more...