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  • Risk-based, Management-led, Audit-driven, Safety Management Systems

    By Ron C. McKinnon

    Risk-based, Management-led, Audit-driven, Safety Management Systems, explains what a safety management system (SMS) is, and how it reduces risk in order to prevent accidental losses in an organization. It advocates the integration of safety and health into the day-to-day management of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    CRC Press

  • Airborne Occupational Hazards in Sewer Systems

    By Amy Forsgren, Kristina Brinck

    Sewer systems fall into the category "out of sight, out of mind" – they seldom excite interest. But when things go wrong with the air in the sewer system, they go very wrong. Consequences can be dramatic and devastating: sewer workers killed instantly by poisonous gas when they lift a sewer lid, or…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    CRC Press

  • Quality-I Is Safety-ll

    The Integration of Two Management Systems

    By Sasho Andonov

    This book deals with the present and future situation with Quality and Safety management Systems (QMS and SMS). It presents new ideas, points to the basic misunderstandings in the two management systems, and covers a wide range of industries, as well as providing a practical assessment of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    CRC Press

  • Fall Prevention and Protection

    Principles, Guidelines, and Practices

    Edited by Hongwei Hsiao, PhD

    This book covers a wealth of knowledge from experts and informed stakeholders on the best ways to understand, prevent, and control fall-related risk exposures. Featured are subjects on: (1) a public health view of fall problems and strategic goals; (2) the sciences behind human falls and injury…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Ergonomics

  • Design Error

    A Human Factors Approach

    By Ronald William Day

    This book shows how to identify potential design errors and modify procedures in the design process to mitigate design-induced error. Real life examples are used to demonstrate the points being made. Many of the concerns raised in the book have come from a worldwide study conducted with designers,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Teen and Novice Drivers

    Research, Practice, Policy, and Directions

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

    Despite a growing body of research and targeted remediation, teenage and novice drivers continue to be six to nine times more likely to die in a crash than they are when they are just a few years older. The World Health Organization reports that road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    CRC Press

  • Just Culture

    Restoring Trust and Accountability in Your Organization, Third Edition

    By Sidney Dekker

    A just culture is a culture of trust, learning and accountability. It is particularly important when an incident has occurred; when something has gone wrong. How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This third edition of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Transportation

    Social and Technological Evolution Across Maritime, Road, Rail, and Aviation Domains

    Edited by Giuseppe Di Bucchianico, Andrea Vallicelli, Neville A. Stanton, Steven J. Landry

    More and more the most traditional and typical applied ergonomics issues of the activities related to sea shipping, vehicle driving, and flying are required to deal with some emerging topics related to the growing automatism and manning reduction, the ICT’s advances and pervasiveness, and the new…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25
    CRC Press
    Industrial and Systems Engineering Series

  • Resilient Health Care, Volume 3

    Reconciling Work-as-Imagined and Work-as-Done

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

    This book is the 3rd 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 thought in the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22
    CRC Press

  • Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare

    A Nordic Perspective

    Edited by Karina Aase, Lene Schibevaag

    Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Health Care: A Nordic Perspective is an anthology based on contributions from leading researchers on quality and safety in healthcare in the Nordic countries together with four internationally renowned patient safety authors. Research on patient safety and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    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 – 2016-07-14
    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 – 2016-07-14
    CRC Press

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