Occupational Health and Safety Products

  • 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

  • The Routledge Companion to Wellbeing at Work

    Edited by Cary L. Cooper, Michael P. Leiter

    Over recent years, many companies have developed an awareness of the importance of an active, rather than passive, approach to wellbeing at work. Whilst the value of this approach is widely accepted, turning theory into effective practice is still a challenge for many companies. The Routledge…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Best Practices for Environmental Health

    Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability

    By Herman Koren

    In a present where there are countless opportunities for the spread of exotic diseases, the expansion and creation of far more illness in our global population through globalization and rapid transportation, and the contamination of water, air and land, we find ourselves accountable. In this day…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20 
    CRC Press
    Best Practices for Public Health

  • Occupational Health and Safety

    International Influences and the New Epidemics

    By Chris Peterson, Claire Mayhew

    This text provides a theoretical and empirical approach to investigating the nature of emerging OSH (Occupational Health and Safety) epidemics across the industrialized world. The author of each chapter in this book deals with exposure to a particular OSH hazard and examines the epidemic nature of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • The Cotton Dust Papers

    Science, Politics, and Power in the "Discovery" of Byssinosis in the U.S

    By Charles Levenstein, Gregory F. Delaurier, Mary Lee Dunn

    "The Cotton Dust Papers" is the story of the 50-year struggle for recognition in the U.S. of this pernicious occupational disease. The authors contend that byssinosis could have and should have been recognized much sooner, as a great deal was known about the disease as early as the 1930s. Using…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Occupational Safety and Hygiene V

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal

    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 V contains selected contributions from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017, 10-11 April 2017, Guimarães, Portugal). The contributions focus on a wide range of topics, including: - occupational safety- risk assessment- safety…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20
    CRC Press

  • At the Point of Production

    The Social Analysis of Occupational and Environmental Health

    Edited by Charles Levenstein

    "At the Point of Production", a compilation of contributions to "New Solutions Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Policy", locates workers' health and safety problems in the broad political economy. It argues that without a deep understanding of the social/political/economic context…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Health and Safety Communication

    A Practical Guide Forward

    By David S. Anderson, Richard E. Miller

    Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Guide Forward is an easy introduction to the principles and practice of health and safety communications, providing all you need to know to design and implement communications efforts on a wide range of health and safety topics and issues. Whether…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Psychological Violence in the Workplace

    New perspectives and shifting frameworks

    By Emily Schindeler, Janet Ransley, Danielle Reynald

    Violence is defined by the World Health Organisation as the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, or psychological harm. But while physical violence is seen as unacceptable, why is…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Office Ergonomics

    Ease and Efficiency at Work, Second Edition

    By Anne D. Kroemer, Karl H.E. Kroemer

    Office ergonomics – whether we realize it or not – directly or indirectly affects every one of us. It is the study of the work we do, the environment we work in, and the tools we use to successfully perform our jobs. Office ergonomics helps us be comfortable and safe at work, which reduces the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    CRC Press

  • Person-centred Health Care

    Balancing the Welfare of Clinicians and Patients

    By Stephen Buetow

    Person-centred health care is increasingly endorsed as a key element of high-quality care, yet, in practice, it often means patient-centred health care. This book scrutinizes the principle of primacy of patient welfare, which, although deeply embedded in health professionalism, is long overdue for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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