Built Environment: Health and Safety

  • Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction: Data Mining and Analytics Applications book cover

    Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction

    Data Mining and Analytics Applications, 1st Edition

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    The construction industry is vital to any national economy; it is also one of the most susceptible to workplace incidents. The unacceptably high rates of incidents in construction have huge socio-economic consequences for the victims, their families and friends, co-workers, employers and society at…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Science of Risk Analysis: Foundation and Practice book cover

    The Science of Risk Analysis

    Foundation and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Terje Aven

    This book provides a comprehensive demonstration of risk analysis as a distinct science covering risk understanding, assessment, perception, communication, management, governance, and policy. It presents and discusses the key pillars of this science, and provides guidance on how to conduct…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications book cover

    Human Factors for Sustainability

    Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer

    This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    CRC Press

  • The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership: Achieving Success through Employee Engagement book cover

    The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership

    Achieving Success through Employee Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Rosa Antonia Carrillo

    At the core of The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership are eight beliefs about human nature that are common to leaders who successfully communicate that safety is important while meeting business results. Using stories and business language the book explains how to create and recover important…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Mass Casualty and Mass Fatality Response and Practices book cover

    Introduction to Mass Casualty and Mass Fatality Response and Practices

    1st Edition

    By Michael Louis Madigan

    This book covers both Mass Casualty and Mass Fatality and has been prepared for anyone who wants to know about the process, procedures, and management associated with it. The book details the responsibility to protect the public and is based on the latest emergency education information and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    CRC Press

  • Working Across Boundaries: Resilient Health Care, Volume 5 book cover

    Working Across Boundaries

    Resilient Health Care, Volume 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Erik Hollnagel, Garth S Hunte

    The book demonstrates how Resilient Health Care principles can enable those on the frontline to work more effectively towards interdisciplinary care by gaining a deeper understanding of the boundaries that exist in everyday clinical settings. This is done by presenting a set of case studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    CRC Press

  • Peak Performance: How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management book cover

    Peak Performance

    How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Melton Allen, Frances E. Alston, Emily Millikin DeKerchove

    The key to success and reaching peak performance is integrating three processes to optimize business through the use of human performance improvement tools, lean thinking, operational excellence, along with a strong organizational culture as the underpinning. These components form the basis of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health book cover

    Handbook of Global Urban Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber L Pearson, Asiki Gershim, Geoff DeVerteuil, Adriana Allen

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Foundations of Safety Science: A Century of Understanding Accidents and Disasters book cover

    Foundations of Safety Science

    A Century of Understanding Accidents and Disasters, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Dekker

    How are today’s ‘hearts and minds’ programs linked to a late-19th century definition of human factors as people’s moral and mental deficits? What do Heinrich’s ‘unsafe acts’ from the 1930’s have in common with the Swiss cheese model of the early 1990’s? Why was the reinvention of human factors in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge book cover

    Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Chiara Leva, Tom Kontogiannis, Marko Gerbec, Olga Aneziris

    Adopting a strategic approach to risk management can maximize competitiveness and profitability. Total Safety and Productivity approaches offer managers a set of methods and tools to apply a Total Safety Management (TSM) philosophy to achieve this. The capability to anticipate, assess and plan for…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Homes: Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing book cover

    Healthy Homes

    Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Nick Baker, Koen Steemers

    It is widely acknowledged that there is an urgent need to transform our housing stock to a better energy performance level. However, improving energy performance should not result in a negative impact on the health, wellbeing and the comfort of building occupants. There are many energy-neutral…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Human Heat Stress book cover

    Human Heat Stress

    1st Edition

    By Ken Parsons

    Thousands of people continue to die from heat. Heat illnesses and advice for preventing heat casualties at work, during heatwaves, sport and the effects of global warming are described. A new perspective on thermoregulation integrates physiological and psychophysical regulated variables. Heat…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18
    CRC Press

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