Health & Safety at Work Products

  • 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 and practice. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Risk-Based Thinking

    Managing the Uncertainty of Human Error in Operations

    By Tony Muschara

    Society at large tends to misunderstand what safety is all about. It is not just the absence of harm. When nothing bad happens over a period of time, how do you know you are safe? In reality, safety is what you and your people do moment by moment, day by day to protect assets from harm and to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety: Risk Management

    4th Edition

    By Tony Boyle

    Health and Safety: Risk Management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. This newly revised fourth edition integrates new developments in legislation, standards and practice, and incorporates up-to-date information for qualification syllabuses. The book is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge

  • The Safety Anarchist

    Relying on human expertise and innovation, reducing bureaucracy and compliance

    By Sidney Dekker

    Work has never been as safe as it seems today. Safety has also never been as bureaucratized as it is today. Over the past two decades, the number of safety rules and statutes has exploded, and organizations themselves are creating ever more internal compliance requirements. At the same time,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Prevention of Accidents at Work

    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017), October 3-6, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

    Edited by Lucie Kocurkova, Ales Bernatik, Kirsten Jørgensen

    This book collects papers presented at the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017) held in Prague, Czech Republic, on October 3-6, 2017, organized by the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava. The conference on current issues within occupational safety is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    CRC Press

  • Simplicity in Safety Investigations

    A Practitioner's Guide to Applying Safety Science

    By Ian Long

    This innovative book aims to bring the science of safety into a simple and practical approach to investigating workplace incidents. As a basis, it uses the ideas of some of the great safety science thinkers of our time. These include Sidney Dekker, Todd Conklin, Erik Hollnagel, Daniel Kahneman,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-07
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • 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 – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-06
    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 – 2017-03-23
    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

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