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Industrial Health & Safety

  • Occupational Safety and Healthby Charles D. Reese

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 64.95

    Most occupational safety and health books explain how to apply concepts, principles, elements, tools of prevention and develop interventions, and initiatives to mitigate occupational injuries, illnesses and deaths. This is not a how-to book. It is a book that addresses the philosophical basis for all of the varied components and elements needed to... more...

  • Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energyby Thomas James Dolan

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 365.00

    Molten Salt Reactors is a comprehensive reference on the status of molten salt reactor (MSR) research and thorium fuel utilization. There is growing awareness that nuclear energy is needed to complement intermittent energy sources and to avoid pollution from fossil fuels. Light water reactors are complex, expensive, and vulnerable to core melt,... more...

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safetyby Tim Marsh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner of ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person-focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals, you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand, but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail to reflect the fact that, as ‘Just Culture’ models... more...

  • Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogensby Richard P. Pohanish

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 695.00

    Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens, Seventh Edition, has proven to be a reliable, accessible, must-have reference on hazardous materials for over thirty years. This updated and revised seventh edition is the most comprehensive listing of the hazardous chemicals commonly used, transported, and regulated in industry... more...

  • Process Safetyby James A. Klein; Bruce K. Vaughen

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    Effective process safety programs consist of three interrelated foundations—safety culture and leadership, process safety systems, and operational discipline—designed to prevent serious injuries and incidents resulting from toxic releases, fires, explosions, and uncontrolled reactions. Each of these foundations is important and one missing element... more...

  • Decision Modes in Complex Task Environmentsby Norbert Steigenberger; Thomas Lubcke; Heather Fiala; Alina Riebschlager

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 79.95

    Despite intense research on decision-making in action, we still know little about when decision-makers rely on deliberate vs. intuitive decision-making in decision situations under complexity and uncertainty. Building on default-interventionist dual-processing theory, this book studies decision-making modes (deliberate vs. intuitive) in complex task... more...

  • Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issuesby Ales Bernatik; Chongfu Huang; Olivier Salvi

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 229.95

    This book collects the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth international conference on risk analysis and crisis response is ... more...

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Respondersby Michael L. Madigan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 64.95

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will help to establish a well-trained professional 1st... more...

  • Emotions and Affect in Human Factors and Human-Computer Interactionby Myounghoon Jeon

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Emotions and Affect in Human Factors and Human–Computer Interaction is a complete guide for conducting affect-related research and design projects in H/F and HCI domains. Introducing necessary concepts, methods, approaches, and applications, the book highlights how critical emotions and affect are to everyday life and interaction with cognitive... more...

  • Trapping Safety into Rulesby Mathilde Bourrier; Corinne Bieder

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 104.95

    Rules and procedures are key features for a modern organization to function. It is no surprise to see them to be paramount in safety management. As some sociologists argue, routine and rule following is not always socially resented. It can bring people comfort and reduce anxieties of newness and uncertainty. Facing constant unexpected events entails... more...