Built Environment: Health and Safety

  • Applications of Fire Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom book cover

    Applications of Fire Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom

    Edited by Martin Gillie, Yong Wang

    This book holds the proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), held on September 7-8, 2017, in Manchester, UK. The ASFE'17 conference will be the next in a series (2009, 2011,  2013, 2015 ) of successful conferences that aim to bring together…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • The 10 Step MBA for Safety and Health Practitioners book cover

    The 10 Step MBA for Safety and Health Practitioners

    By Waddah Shihab Ghanem Al Hashemi, Rob Cooling

    As an experienced health and safety professional you've got many years of technical expertise under your belt. You know the science, the technology, the engineering solutions. Now's the time to take that knowledge and experience and combine it with the ten core business management skills that form…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Fearless World of Professional Safety in the 21st Century book cover

    The Fearless World of Professional Safety in the 21st Century

    By Scott Gesinger

    Professional safety is in danger of extinction. Safety professionals have become complacent and unfocused, ignorantly relying on an 80 year old paradigm. Lazy gimmicks are substituted for the hierarchy of controls meant to be the foundation of the profession. A $10,000 investment in posters makes…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Valuing People in Construction book cover

    Valuing People in Construction

    Edited by Fidelis Emuze, John Smallwood

    Valuing People in Construction provides contemporary perspectives on the ‘glue’ that binds the construction process together; people. The book addresses people issues in the construction industry where behavioural outcomes impact upon business and project performance. The main proposition of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal book cover

    Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

    By Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam

    The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety in Construction Project Management

    By Helen Lingard, Steve Rowlinson

    With the increase in legislation and the drive for ever-greater efficiency and accountability, health and safety in construction is becoming an increasingly important subject. This book covers the essential issues that apply specifically to construction projects, including the nature and causes of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Safety-II in Practice: Developing the Resilience Potentials book cover

    Safety-II in Practice

    Developing the Resilience Potentials

    By Erik Hollnagel

    Safety-I is defined as the freedom from unacceptable harm. The purpose of traditional safety management is therefore to find ways to ensure this ‘freedom’. But as socio-technical systems steadily have become larger and less tractable, this has become harder to do. Resilience engineering pointed out…

    Paperback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge

  • The Crisis Management Cycle book cover

    The Crisis Management Cycle

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of analysis that can…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture book cover

    Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture

    Edited by Dak Kopec

    With fifteen essays by scholars and professionals, from fields such as policy and law, Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture asks readers to consider climate, geography, and culture alongside human biology, psychology, and sociology. Since designers play such a pivotal role in human…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Risk Conundrums: Solving Unsolvable Problems book cover

    Risk Conundrums

    Solving Unsolvable Problems

    Edited by Roger E Kasperson

    A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply focusing on the progress in risk analysis that has…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety book cover

    A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner of ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person-focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals, you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand, but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Pioneers in Public Health: Lessons from History book cover

    Pioneers in Public Health

    Lessons from History

    Edited by Jill Stewart

    The public health movement involved 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 book focusing on our progressive pioneers in public health…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

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