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  • Risk in Extreme Environments

    Preparing, Avoiding, Mitigating and Managing

    By Vicki M. Bier

    Risk in Extreme Environments presents a wide-ranging discussion of approaches for assessing and managing extreme risks. Extreme events are not only severe, but also outside the normal range of experience of the system in question, and can include environmental catastrophe; engineering failure;…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    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

  • Cognitive Systems Engineering

    The Future for a Changing World

    Edited by Philip Smith, Robert R. Hoffman

    This volume provides an exceptional perspective on the nature, evolution, contributions and future of the field of Cognitive Systems Engineering (CSE). It is a resource to support both the teaching and practice of CSE. It accomplishes this through its organization into two complementary approaches…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    CRC Press
    Expertise: Research and Applications Series

  • Advances in Aviation Psychology

    Volume 1

    Edited by Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang, John Flach

    Aviation remains one of the most active and challenging domains for human factors and applied psychology. Since 1981, the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) has been convened for the purposes of (a) presenting the latest research on human performance problems and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • 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

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-19 
    CRC Press

  • Aviation Human Factors and SMS

    The Contribution of a Generation

    By Daniel E. Maurino

    The last twenty-five years are arguably the period when the most significant change took place in international civil aviation as a whole. Progress in the post-WWII Fifties, the introduction of the jet engine in the Sixties, and the early technology in the Seventies effectively and efficiently…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Ghosts in the Machine

    Rethinking Learning Work and Culture in Air Traffic Control

    By Christine Owen

    This book provides a socio-cultural analysis of the ways in which air traffic controllers formally and informally learn about their work and the active role that organisational cultures play in shaping interpretation and meaning. In particular, it describes the significant role that organizational…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    CRC Press

  • Training and Assessing Non-Technical Skills

    A Practical Guide

    By Matthew J.W. Thomas

    Providing a practical guide to the training and assessment of non-technical skills within high-risk industries, this book will be of direct interest to safety and training professionals working within aviation, healthcare, rail, maritime, and other high-risk industries. Currently, each of these…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Health Systems Improvement Across the Globe

    Success Stories from 60 Countries

    Edited by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Russell Mannion, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Paul Shekelle, Stuart Whittaker, Samir Al-Adawi

    Following on from 2015’s Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries, this book encompasses a global perspective on health care while shifting the focus from reform to showcasing success stories of healthcare systems worldwide. It…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    CRC Press

  • Safe Design and Construction of Machinery

    Regulation, Practice and Performance

    By Elizabeth Bluff

    The origin of this book is the compelling evidence that a high proportion of machinery-related deaths and injuries are attributable to genuine and serious risks originating within machine design and construction. This trend continues despite significant legal obligations, notably the European…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

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