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Industrial Health & Safety

  • A Practical Guide to Toxicology and Human Health Risk Assessmentby Laura Robinson

    Wiley 2016; US$ 49.95

    This book serves as a training guide, enabling a reader to go from no prior knowledge of toxicology to an “advanced basics level” of understanding. The chapters are laid out to introduce the basic theory and then expanded to more advanced aspects, which is then applied in later chapters that deal with specific issues such as pesticides,... more...

  • Advances in Virus Researchby Margaret Kielian; Karl Maramorosch; Thomas Mettenleiter

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 171.00

    First published in 1953, the Advances in Virus Research series covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews, providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology. Contain contributions from leading authorities Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of virology more...

  • Safety and Health for Engineersby Roger L. Brauer

    Wiley 2016; US$ 135.00

    Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition, addresses the fundamentals of safety,†legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions, as well as: Completely revises and updates all 38 chapters in the book New edition adds more than 110† stories and cases from practice to illustrate various topics or... more...

  • Patient Safetyby Sidney Dekker

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    Increased concern for patient safety has put the issue at the top of the agenda of practitioners, hospitals, and even governments. The risks to patients are many and diverse, and the complexity of the healthcare system that delivers them is huge. Yet the discourse is often oversimplified and underdeveloped. Written from a scientific, human factors... more...

  • Work Domain Analysisby Neelam Naikar

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95

    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...

  • Handbook of Digital Human Modelingby Vincent G. Duffy

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 188.95

    The rapid introduction of sophisticated computers, services, telecommunications systems, and manufacturing systems has caused a major shift in the way people use and work with technology. It is not surprising that computer-aided modeling has emerged as a promising method for ensuring products meet the requirements of the consumer. The Handbook of... more...

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

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 121.95

    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...

  • The Safety Officer's Concise Desk Referenceby Daniel Patrick O'Brien

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 121.95

    As a safety manager in today's work environment, you wear hats in many different fields. Sometimes you need only a specific formula or drawing to understand the current situation. This resource supplies it. Or maybe you want to know where to find more information on a specific subject. This resource has it. The Safety Officer's Concise Desk Reference... more...

  • Innovations of Kansei Engineeringby Mitsuo Nagamachi; Anitawati Mohd Lokman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    In a market place flooded with consumer goods, the modern consumer has become incredibly savvy. They have developed to a point where they consider such things as what makes them look beautiful, what improves their character, and how a product enhances the value of life. If future product developers do not strategize the market-in concept, consumers... more...

  • Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systemsby Yuehwern Yih

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    With rapidly rising healthcare costs directly impacting the economy and quality of life, resolving improvement challenges in areas such as safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, efficiency, and equity has become paramount. Using a system engineering perspective, Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systems offers theoretical foundations,... more...