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Industrial Health & Safety

  • Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applicationsby Tomasz Nowakowski; Marek Mlynczak; Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk; Sylwia Werbinska-Wojciechowska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 440.00

    Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of undesirable events (safety and security) and the ability to... more...

  • Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sectorby Olga Menoni; Natale Battevi; Silvia Cairoli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Hospital staff and caregivers are regularly exposed to biomechanical overload risk, particularly at spine and shoulder level?a risk factor that will continue to rise with the progressive aging of the population. Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients)... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical implications of human performance variability by providing... more...

  • Handbook of Virtual Environmentsby Kelly S. Hale; Kay M. Stanney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    This second edition of a bestseller presents systematic and extensive coverage of the primary areas of research and development within VE technology. It brings together a comprehensive set of contributed articles that address the principles required to define system requirements and design, build, evaluate, implement, and manage the effective use... more...

  • Air Quality, Fifth Editionby Thad Godish; Wayne T. Davis; Joshua S. Fu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    The new edition of a bestseller includes updated information on topics the effect air quality such as global warming, global dimming, international issues associated with air quality and its regulation, atmospheric deposition, atmospheric chemistry, and health and environmental effects of atmospheric pollution. The fifth edition will include new graphics,... more...

  • Air Quality, Fourth Editionby Thad Godish; Joshua S. Fu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Ozone-destroying chemicals, greenhouse gases, and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough, updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline. A new revision... more...

  • Common Sense Guide to Health and Safety in Constructionby Subash Ludhra

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    An essential and short guide for employees who need to know more about health and safety within the construction industry 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 health and safety... more...

  • Polymer Green Flame Retardantsby Constantine D. Papaspyrides; Pantelis Kiliaris

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 235.00

    Polymer Green Flame Retardants covers key issues regarding the response of polymers during fire, the mechanisms of their flame retardation, the regulations imposed on their use, and the health hazards arising from their combustion. Presenting the latest research developments, the book focuses in particular on nanocomposites, believed to be the most... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...