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  • Safety Management in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

    Edited by George Boustras, Frank W. Guldenmund

    Safety is an important aspect of everyday business operations. It can have an impact on the operations of an enterprise as well as the wellbeing of the workers. Literature shows that SMEs face extra problems in this area due to limited resources and lack of knowledge. A potential accident on the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    CRC Press
    The Interface of Safety and Security

  • Primary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites

    Edited by Kishore Debnath, Inderdeep Singh

    This book offers an insight into the primary and secondary manufacturing of different class of polymer matrix composites (PMCs). The major focus is on the fabrication of a variety of PMCs with substantial coverage of various processing techniques and related advantages and limitations. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-10-03 
    CRC Press

  • The Intersection of Change Management and Lean Six Sigma

    The Basics for Black Belts and Change Agents

    By Randy K. Kesterson

    This book is geared toward Lean and Six Sigma professionals who know that a rigid, highly prescriptive, and "instant" change management program is destined to fail. The program must be transparent and flexible, and the focus should center on an experimental feedback-driven approach. This book is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Productivity Press

  • Driving With Music: Cognitive-Behavioural Implications

    By Warren Brodsky

    This book, the first full-length text on the subject, explores the everyday use of music listening while driving a car. It presents the relationship between cars and music in an effort to understand how music behaviour in the car can either enhance driver safety or place the driver at increased…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

  • Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality, Second Edition

    Edited by Woodrow Barfield

    Data will not help you if you can’t see it where you need it. Or can’t collect it where you need it. Upon these principles, wearable technology was born. And although smart watches and fitness trackers have become almost ubiquitous, with in-body sensors on the horizon, the future applications of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    CRC Press

  • Risk Management

    Volume I: Theories, Cases, Policies and Politics Volume II: Management and Control

    By Gerald Mars, David T. H. Weir

    This title was first published in 2000:  The International Library of Management is a comprehensive core reference series comprised of the most significant and influential articles by the leading authorities in the management studies field. Volumes in the series include a full-length…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 

  • Principles of Aquatic Law

    Accident Prevention, Risk Management, and Liability

    Edited by John Robert Fletemeyer, Michael Flynn

    This book presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of aquatic risk management as it…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Safety Culture and High-Risk Environments

    A Leadership Perspective

    By Cindy L. Caldwell

    This book provides leaders in high risk industries a better understanding of how their values and behaviors can influence the organization's safety culture and improve its capacity to bounce back from failure. Examples are illustrated through case studies and practical tools are provided to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

  • Transforming Organizations

    One Process at a Time

    By Kathryn A. LeRoy

    This book offers leaders an approach to systemically affect change and create cultures of excellence where staff work together to change the way they view their work. Based on well-known quality concepts, readers will discover the essential concepts and actions that have the power to transform…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Human Factors in Practice

    Concepts and Applications

    Edited by Haydee M. Cuevas, Jonathan Velázquez, Andrew R. Dattel

    Human Factors in Practice: Concepts and Applications is written for the practitioner who wishes to learn about human factors (HF) but is more interested in application (applied research) than theory (basic research). Each chapter discusses the application of important human factors theories,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Human Factors

    Applying Psychology to Design

    By Nancy J. Stone, Alex Chaparro, Joseph R. Keebler, Barbara S. Chaparro, Daniel S. McConnell

    This is a comprehensive, but accessible text that introduces students to the fields of human factors and ergonomics. The book is intended for undergraduate students, written from the psychological science perspective along with various pedagogical components that will enhance student comprehension…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    CRC Press

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