Ergonomics Products

  • Evaluation of Rail Technology

    A Practical Human Factors Guide, 1st Edition

    By Anjum Naweed, Jillian Dorrian, Janette Rose

    Edited by Chris Bearman

    Rapid advancements in train control and in-cab technologies provide significant opportunities for rail operators to improve efficiency and enhance their operations. New technologies often provide elegant solutions to existing problems or new capabilities for the operator. However, new technologies…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

  • Safer Surgery

    Analysing Behaviour in the Operating Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Mitchell

    Edited by Rhona Flin

    Operating theatres are very private workplaces. There have been few research investigations into how highly trained doctors and nurses work together to achieve safe and efficient anaesthesia and surgery. While there have been major advances in surgical and anaesthetic procedures, there are still…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Safety and Quality in Medical Transport Systems

    Creating an Effective Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Overton

    The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has been accrediting air and ground transport services since 1991. One of the most significant needs the Commission has recognized is to assist transport services in creating a culture that supports safety and quality for both…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Safety Cases and Safety Reports

    Meaning, Motivation and Management, 1st Edition

    By Richard Maguire

    The safety case and its associated reports are quickly becoming not only a mechanism for achieving safety goals, but also a valuable decision-support asset, and a vital industrial liability management tool. Recent developments in industry have led to safety cases being frequently required as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Safety Culture: Theory, Method and Improvement

    1st Edition

    By Stian Antonsen

    The aim of this book is to show how a cultural approach can contribute to the assessment, description and improvement of safety conditions in organizations. The relationship between organizational culture and safety, epitomized through the concept of 'safety culture', has undoubtedly become one of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Performance Under Stress

    1st Edition

    By James L. Szalma

    Edited by Peter A. Hancock

    The world is a dangerous place and recent events have served to make it less safe. There are many arenas of conflict and even combat across the world. Such situations are the quintessential expression of stress; you stand in imminent danger and live with the knowledge that you may be attacked,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Defence

  • Operational Decision-making in High-hazard Organizations

    Drawing a Line in the Sand, 1st Edition

    By Jan Hayes

    This book takes a fresh look at safety decision-making by documenting and examining stories told by front-line managers in three different high-hazard industries: a chemical plant, a nuclear power station and an air-navigation service provider. From Piper Alpha to Deepwater Horizon, accident…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Oil and Gas, Technology and Humans

    Assessing the Human Factors of Technological Change, 1st Edition

    By Denis Besnard

    Edited by Eirik Albrechtsen

    The oil and gas industry is going through a major technological shift. This is particularly true of the Norwegian continental shelf where new work processes are being implemented based on digital infrastructure and information technology. The term Integrated Operations (IO) has been applied to this…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Governance and Control of Financial Systems

    A Resilience Engineering Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Gunilla Sundström, Erik Hollnagel

    The recent financial crisis has made it paramount for the financial services industry to find new perspectives to look at their industry and, most importantly, to gain a better understanding of how the global financial system can be made less vulnerable and more resilient. The primary objective of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press
    Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering

  • Fundamental Issues in Defense Training and Simulation

    1st Edition

    By George Galanis, Robert Sottilare

    Edited by Christopher Best

    Defense forces have always invested a great deal of their resources in training. In recent times, changes in the complexity and intensity of operations have reaffirmed the importance of ensuring that warfighters are adequately prepared for the environments in which they are required to work. The…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Defence

  • Military Robots

    Mapping the Moral Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Jai Galliott

    Philosophers have wrestled over the morality and ethics of war for nearly as long as human beings have been waging it. The death and destruction that unmanned warfare entails magnifies the moral and ethical challenges we face in conventional warfare and everyday society. Intrinsically linked are…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Lean Implementation

    Applications and Hidden Costs, 1st Edition

    By Frances Alston

    This book will address key organizational issues that must be considered and addressed when implementing Lean business practices. The book offers solutions for many of the challenges, provides a resource that leaders can use in addressing cultural and regulatory issues, provides means to address…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

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