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  • An Introduction to Radiation Protection, Seventh Edition

    By Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole

    This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Safety at Work and Emergency Control: A Holistic Approach, Second Edition

    By Benedito Cardella

    This book treats 'the accident' as a multifaceted phenomenon, resulting from complex interactions between physical, biological, psychological, cultural and social factors. Addressing safety with holistic vision, it combines two complementary approaches: the reductionist, to study the factors in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    CRC Press

  • Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Case Studies and Analyses

    Edited by Michael S. Wogalter

    This book has 18 case study chapters investigating various injury scenarios through the use of a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) analysis. Each injury scenario derives from one or more similar lawsuits (but names, places and some of the details are fictionalized). The scenarios describe a ‘slice…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Translating Systems Thinking into Practice

    A Guide to Developing Incident Reporting Systems

    By Natassia Goode, Paul M. Salmon, Michael Lenne, Caroline Finch

    The objective of this book is to provide practical guidance on developing and implementing incident reporting and learning systems that are underpinned by the latest ’systems thinking’ on accident causation and prevention. Although the systems approach to accident causation is now well known (e.g.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Laser Accidents

    By Ken Barat

    Understanding Laser Accidents provides a comprehensive reference addressing the full spectrum of laser accidents. Starting with a fundamental review of biological effects, this book details why laser accidents occur, as well as real-world tips on how to avoid mistakes, preparing for accidents,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics for the Gulf Cooperation Council

    Processes, Technologies, and Practices

    Edited by Shatha N. Samman

    With a combined GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth of 65% since 1998 and a current valued estimate of $1.6 trillion, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates Countries, is projected to exceed $2.0 trillion by 2020.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-06 
    CRC Press

  • Safety Law

    Legal Aspects in Occupational Safety and Health

    By Thomas D. Schneid

    For new and entry level safety professionals who don't have a clue regarding the legalities involved in the safety and health profession. This book is designed for those in the profession with limited knowledge of legal aspects impacting the function of their jobs.The book starts off with a review…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    CRC Press
    Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

  • Healthcare Systems

    Future Predictions for Global Care

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

    This book brings together professionals who have dedicated their careers to the health system. It presents a canvas to paint their prediction of the future of healthcare. This third book complements the previous two books, Healthcare Reform, Quality, and Safety: Perspectives, Participants,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    CRC Press

  • Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

    Edited by John Robert Fletemeyer

    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 – 2018-03-20
    CRC Press

  • Industrial Hygiene

    Improving Worker Health through an Operational Risk Approach

    By Frances Alston, Emily J. Millikin, Willie Piispanen

    Most of the industrial hygiene books on the market present traditional/basic fundamentals of the discipline. This book will distinguish itself because it integrates risk management techniques into managing and protecting workers and the public. The application and integration of risk into the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

  • Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology

    By Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner

    This book introduces Human-Centered Design (HCD) and outlines the benefits of the approach for mining equipment and new technology. It is a process that aims to make equipment and systems more usable and acceptable by focusing on the end user, their tasks, their work environment, or use context.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    CRC Press

  • Errors in Organizations

    Edited by David A. Hofmann, Michael Frese

    Despite the significance and prevalence of errors in organizations, there has been no attempt within the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology to create a single source summarizing what we know regarding errors in organizations and providing a focused effort toward identifying…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

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