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  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner ‘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 to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Increasing Motorcycle Conspicuity

    Design and Assessment of Interventions to Enhance Rider Safety

    By Lars Rößger, Michael G. Lenné

    It’s a widely recognised trend that powered-two-wheelers' (PTWs) use has been steadily increasing and is projected to increase further. While providing benefits to the community in the form of reduced traffic congestion and environmental benefits, the risks to PTW riders remain and visibility will…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors of Simulation and Assessment Series

  • Handbook of Chemical Regulations

    Benchmarking, Implementation, and Engineering Concepts

    Edited by Martha J. Boss, Brad Boss, Cybil Boss, Dennis W. Day

    The first book of its kind, Handbook of Chemical Regulations: Benchmarking, Implementation, and Engineering Concepts introduces the concept of global harmonization and interlinks between regulations and examines the reasons behind major requirements for chemical manufacture, article production, and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Patient Safety Culture

    Theory, Methods and Application

    Edited by Patrick Waterson

    How safe are hospitals? Why do some hospitals have higher rates of accident and errors involving patients? How can we accurately measure and assess staff attitudes towards safety? How can hospitals and other healthcare environments improve their safety culture and minimize harm to patients? These…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Second Edition

    By W. David Yates

    While there are numerous technical resources available, often you have to search through a plethora of them to find the information you use on a daily basis. And maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. The new edition of a bestseller, Safety…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety

    Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries

    By Jeffrey Braithwaite, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Julie Johnson

    This book offers a global perspective on healthcare reform and its relationship with efforts to improve quality and safety. It looks at the ways reforms have developed in 30 countries, and specifically the impact national reform initiatives have had on the quality and safety of care. It explores…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Team and Collective Training Needs Analysis

    Defining Requirements and Specifying Training Systems

    By John Huddlestone, Jonathan Pike

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Defence

  • Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

    Edited by Ales Bernatik, Chongfu Huang, Olivier Salvi

    This work contain the collected papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • Occupational Safety and Health

    Fundamental Principles and Philosophies

    By Charles D. Reese

    Most occupational safety and health books explain how to apply concepts, principles, elements, tools of prevention and develop interventions, and initiatives to mitigate occupational injuries, illnesses and deaths. This is not a how-to book. It is a book that addresses the philosophical basis for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    CRC Press

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

    By Michael L. Madigan

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    CRC Press

  • Process Safety

    Key Concepts and Practical Approaches

    By James A. Klein, Bruce K. Vaughen

    Effective process safety programs consist of three interrelated foundations—safety culture and leadership, process safety systems, and operational discipline—designed to prevent serious injuries and incidents resulting from toxic releases, fires, explosions, and uncontrolled reactions. Each of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    CRC Press

  • Beyond Command and Control

    Leadership, Culture and Risk

    By Richard Adams, Christine Owen, Cameron Scott, David Phillip Parsons

    This book will advance the understanding of leadership beyond the inherited myths and modalities of command and control. Leadership is separated from ideas and institutional seniority and explained as the collaborative power of one with others. Enabling the intelligent co-participation of all…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21 
    CRC Press

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