Built Environment: Health and Safety

  • Pioneers in Public Health

    Lessons from history

    Edited by Jill Stewart

    The public health movement provided impetus and numerous individuals who made the case for change and put new practices into place. However despite a growing interest in how we understand history to inform current evidence based practice, there is no one book that focuses on our progressive…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Environmental Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

    By Jonathan Backhouse

    The Environmental Management Revision Guide: NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to Brian Waters’ NEBOSH endorsed textbook…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The End of Heaven

    Disaster and Suffering in a Scientific Age

    By Sidney Dekker

    In this unique book, Sidney Dekker tackles a largely unexplored dilemma. Our scientific age has equipped us ever better to explain why things go wrong. But this increasing sophistication actually makes it harder to explain why we suffer. Accidents and disasters have become technical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Electrical Safety and the Law

    5th Edition

    By John M Madden

    Electrical Safety and the Law describes the hazards and risks from the use of electricity, explaining with the help of case studies and accident statistics the types of accidents that occur and how they can be prevented by the use of safe installations, equipment and working practices. It describes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09 
    Routledge

  • Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate

    By Jonathan Backhouse, Ed Ferrett

    The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety Communication

    A Practical Guide Forward

    By David S. Anderson, Richard E. Miller

    Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Guide Forward is an easy introduction to the principles and practice of health and safety communications, providing all you need to know to design and implement communications efforts on a wide range of health and safety topics and issues. Whether…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Managing Public Safety Technology

    Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations

    By Jeffrey A. Rose, Donald C. Lacher

    Divided into four sections—public safety agencies, key issues like interoperability and cybercrime, management skills, and emerging trends like the transfer of military technologies to civilian agencies, Managing Public Safety Technology illustrates how essential managing technology is to the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Managing Risks in Existing Buildings

    An Overview of UK Risk-based Legislation for Commercial and Industrial Premises (FB 86)

    By Steve Manchester

    This guide aims to provide a holistic overview of the issues to consider and the techniques and information sources available to improve the management of risks in buildings by the building owner, manager and/or user. This should realise benefits from reduced business losses, reduced insurance…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    IHS BRE Press

  • Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

    By Abdul Khalique

    Survival Craft and Rescue Boats covers everything seafarers need to know in order to pass STCW proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats, and STCW proficiency in fast rescue boat courses.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

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