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Industrial Health & Safety

  • HIV/AIDS and the South African Stateby ?ehović; Annamarie Bindenagel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book does not seek to absolve the South African state of its responsibility to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Moreover, it argues that although the state, the government, before, during, and after the transition to democracy, was aware of and acknowledged the threat - political, economic and social - posed by the epidemic, it nonetheless chose... more...

  • Workplace Safety and Healthby Thomas D Schneid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Are the tried and true safety practices still effective in the changing workplace? Is there a better way of safeguarding employees from accidents and injuries? In short, why do you perform the safety activities that you do on a daily basis and do they produce the results necessary to keep your safety program and your company competitive in the global... more...

  • Introduction to Risk and Failuresby D. H. Stamatis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Risk is everywhere, in everything we do. Realizing this fact , we all must try to understand this "risk" and if possible to minimize it. This book expands the conversation beyond failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) techniques. While FMEA is indeed a powerful tool to forecast failures for both design and processes, it is missing methods for considering... more...

  • Dynamic Risk Assessmentby Stephen Asbury; Edmund Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Dynamic Risk Assessment is the key tool to support a holistic risk management framework. This book aims to help employers, managers and staff alike to understand how they can effectively integrate dynamic risk assessment into business management processes and systems to improve safety. With tips, examples and solutions throughout, this multi-disciplinary... more...

  • Public Safety and Risk Assessmentby David J. Ball; Laurence Ball-King

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. There are countless stories of health and safety activities interfering with public life, preventing some... more...

  • The Non-halogenated Flame Retardant Handbookby Alexander B. Morgan; Charles A. Wilkie

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Due to the emphasis on replacing halogenated flame retardants with alternate technologies, this handbook contains in one place all of the current commercial non-halogenated flame retardant technologies, as well as experimental systems near commercialization.  This book focuses on non-halogenated flame retardants in a holistic but practical manner. ... more...

  • Evidence-Based Patient Handlingby Pat Alexander; Emma Crumpton; Brian Fletcher; Mike Fray; Sue Hignett; Sue Ruszala

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    Providing care and treatment for patients usually requires moving and handling activities associated with high rates of back injuries. The personal and financial cost of back pain and injuries to health staff means there is an urgent need to improve practice in this area. Over the past twenty years a number of guidelines have been published, however,... more...

  • Human Factors in Lighting, Third Editionby Peter Robert Boyce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    The availability of electric lighting has changed the lives of people the world over, yet as a major user of electricity it has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years. This scrutiny has focused largely on the environmental consequences, with little consideration of the benefits of lighting. Human Factors in Lighting, Third Edition restores... more...

  • Advanced Safety Managementby Fred A. Manuele

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Provides guidance to managers, safety professionals, educators and students on having operational risk management systems that meet the requirements of Z10. Emphasizes Management Leadership and Employee Involvement, the most important section in Z10, with particular reference to contributions that employees can make. A new provision was added to... more...

  • Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2014by Sarah Sharples; Steven Shorrock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    The broad and developing scope of human factors and ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people?s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 28 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the proceedings of the international conference ? Ergonomics... more...