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Industrial Health & Safety

  • Investigating Human Errorby Barry Strauch

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    In this book the author applies contemporary error theory to the needs of investigators and of anyone attempting to understand why someone made a critical error, how that error led to an incident or accident, and how to prevent such errors in the future. Students and investigators of human error will gain an appreciation of the literature on error,... more...

  • Prevention of Accidents and Unwanted Occurrencesby Urban Kjellen; Eirik Albrechtsen

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 169.95

    This new edition comes after about 15 years of development in the field of safety science and practice. The book addresses the question of how to improve risk assessments, investigations, and organizational learning inside companies in order to prevent unwanted occurrences. The book helps the reader in analyzing the subject from different scientific... more...

  • Fitting the Humanby Karl H.E. Kroemer

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    This new edition undergraduate introductory textbook follows the motto of the previous versions: "Solid information, easy-to-read, easy to understand, easy to apply." The aim remains the same: "Human engineering" workplaces, tools, machinery, computers, lighting, shiftwork, work demands, the environment, officers, vehicles, the home ? and everything... more...

  • The Neurosciences and the Practice of Aviation Medicineby Anthony N. Nicholson

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 170.00

    This book brings the neurosciences to operational and clinical aviation medicine. It is concerned with the physiology and pathology of circadian rhythmicity, orientation, hypotension and hypoxia, and with disorders of the central nervous system relevant to the practice of aviation medicine. The chapters on circadian rhythmicity and orientation deal... more...

  • Diagnostic Expertise in Organizational Environmentsby Mark W. Wiggins; Thomas Loveday

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 112.00

    Diagnostic Expertise in Organizational Environments provides a state-of-the-art foundation for a new paradigm in expertise research and practice. Skilled diagnosis is essential for accurate and efficient performance across a range of organizational contexts, including aviation, finance, rail, forensic investigation, firefighting, and medicine. However,... more...

  • Managing Maintenance Errorby James Reason; Alan Hobbs

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Situations and systems are easier to change than the human condition - particularly when people are well-trained and well-motivated, as they usually are in maintenance organisations. This is a down-to-earth practitioner?s guide to managing maintenance error, written in Dr. Reason?s highly readable style. It deals with human risks generally and the... more...

  • The Human Contributionby James Reason

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    This book explores the human contribution to the reliability and resilience of complex, well-defended systems. Usually the human is considered a hazard - a system component whose unsafe acts are implicated in the majority of catastrophic breakdowns. However there is another perspective that has been relatively little studied in its own right - the... more...

  • Aeromedical Transportationby T. Martin

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    Still the only book published anywhere in the world which is devoted entirely to the principles of aeromedical transport, Aeromedical Transportation has rightly become known as the sole reference for the industry. This second edition has been radically revised and updated; featuring the latest research, updated references and new chapters on the... more...

  • Resilient Health Care, Volume 2by Robert L. Wears; Erik Hollnagel

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 109.95

    Health systems everywhere are expected to meet increasing public and political demands for accessible, high-quality care. Policy-makers, managers, and clinicians use their best efforts to improve efficiency, safety, quality, and economic viability. One solution has been to mimic approaches that have been shown to work in other domains, such as quality... more...

  • Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcareby Kim Sears; Denise Stockley

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 112.00

    Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcare explores the inner workings of some of the most influential minds in healthcare quality, risk and safety. The book was created in cooperation with the Master of Science in Healthcare Quality graduate program, developed and delivered by Queen?s University, Canada. This is the only standalone... more...