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  • Decision-Making in High Risk Organizations Under Stress Conditions

    By Anthony J. Spurgin, David W. Stupples

    Poor management decisions made under stress conditions can lead to the collapse of an organization. Even under non-stress conditions, certain technology uninformed management decisions can lead to situations that increase the economic burden placed on an organization. This book discusses management…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    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. They also need to be productive settings that facilitate work performance to enable…

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

  • 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 workplace, yet keeping employee safety and health knowledge current is a continual challenge for all employers. Ergonomics and human factors knowledge must be included in, or be a part, of the safety management as a cross-disciplinary area…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05 
    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 – 2016-06-06 
    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

  • Human Safety and Risk Management

    A Psychological Perspective, Third Edition

    By A. Ian Glendon, Sharon Clarke

    The third edition of a bestseller, Human Safety and Risk Management: A Psychological Perspective incorporates a decade of new research and development to provide you with a comprehensive and contemporary guide to the psychology of risk and workplace safety. A major enhancement is reflected in the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Creative Safety Solutions, Second Edition

    By Thomas D Schneid

    In today's rapidly changing workplace, safety and loss prevention professionals cannot always "go by the book" for the answers to new and unique problems and issues. When there is no tried-and-true solution to a problem, safety and loss prevention professionals must think outside of the box of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25
    CRC Press
    Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

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