Health & Safety Products

  • Handbook of Teen and Novice Drivers

    Research, Practice, Policy, and Directions

    Edited by Donald L Fisher, Jeff Caird, William Horrey, Lana Trick

    Traffic injuries are the leading cause of death globally among 15 to 19 year-olds. However, individuals charged with trying to solve the complex problem of teen and novice drivers are typically not in positions where they can spend the hundreds of hours gathering the information they need in order…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    CRC Press

  • Resilient Health Care, Volume 3

    Reconciling Work-As-Imagined and Work-As-Done

    Edited by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Robert L. Wears, Erik Hollnagel

    This proposal is for the third edition volume in the Resilient Health Care series. Resilient health care is a product of both the policy and managerial efforts to organize, fund and improve services, and the clinical care which is delivered directly to patients. This volume continues the lines of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18 
    CRC Press

  • Ergonomic Workplace Design for Health, Wellness, and Productivity

    Edited by Alan Hedge

    Even with today’s mobile technology, most work is still undertaken in a physical workplace. Today’s workplaces need to be healthy environments that minimize the risks of illnesses or injuries to occupants to compete in the marketplace. This necessitates the application of good ergonomics design…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Decision-Making in High Risk Organizations Under Stress Conditions

    By Anthony J. Spurgin, David W. Stupples

    This book discusses management decision-making under accident conditions as a vehicle to confirm the importance of clear decision-making guided by a systems approach on how an organization functions related to the role of managers, operators, and the operation of the plant. The book shows how to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    CRC Press

  • Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety Management

    Edited by Pedro Miguel Ferreira Martins Arezes, Paulo Victor Rodrigues de Carvalho

    Accident prevention is a common thread throughout every aspect of our society. However, even with the most current technological developments, keeping people safe and healthy, both at workplaces and at other daily activities, is still a continual challenge. When it comes to work environments,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    CRC Press
    Industrial and Systems Engineering Series

  • Pre-Accident Investigations

    Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning

    By Todd Conklin

      The Problem Is the Question Pre-Accident Investigations: Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning challenges safety and reliability professionals to get better answers by asking better questions. A provocative examination of human performance and safety management,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21 
    CRC Press

  • Transport Planning and Traffic Safety

    Making Cities, Roads, and Vehicles Safer

    Edited by Geetam Tiwari, Dinesh Mohan

    In recognition of the importance of road safety as a major health issue, the World Health Organization has declared 2011-2021 the Decade of Safety Action. Several countries in Europe, North America, and Asia have been successful in reducing fatalities and injuries due to road traffic crashes.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18
    CRC Press

  • Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry

    A Practical Approach

    By B.S. Dhillon

    An Insightful Guide to Avoiding Offshore Oil- and Gas-Industry Disaster Designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining offshore oil and gas industry equipment and systems can sometimes result in accidents, injuries, and other serious problems. Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV

    Edited by Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo

    Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV covers a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to: - Occupational Safety - Risk Assessment - Ergonomics - Management Systems - Physical Environment - Construction Safety, and - Human Factors This compilation of papers in the domain of occupational…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    CRC Press

  • Forensic Biomechanics and Human Injury

    Criminal and Civil Applications - An Engineering Approach

    By Harold Franck, Darren Franck

    Forensic Biomechanics and Human Injury: Criminal and Civil Applications – An Engineering Approach provides a concise, comprehensive overview of human anatomy and the biomechanical factors involved in human injury. It describes the methodologies used to compute the various forces, stresses, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Medical Device Use Error

    Root Cause Analysis

    By Michael Wiklund, Andrea Dwyer, Erin Davis

    Medical Device Use Error: Root Cause Analysis offers practical guidance on how to methodically discover and explain the root cause of a use error—a mistake—that occurs when someone uses a medical device. Covering medical devices used in the home and those used in clinical environments, the book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Human Error in Process Plant Design and Operations

    A Practitioner’s Guide

    By J. Robert Taylor

    In contrast to nuclear plants and aerospace systems, human error is largely ignored in quantitative risk assessment for petroleum and chemical plants. Because of this, current risk analysis methods are able to calculate and predict only about one-third of the accidents happening in practice. Human…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    CRC Press

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