Occupational Health & Safety Products

  • The Safety Anarchist

    Relying on human expertise and innovation, reducing bureaucracy and compliance

    By Sidney Dekker

    Work has never been as safe as it seems today. Safety has also never been as bureaucratized as it is today. Over the past two decades, the number of safety rules and statutes has exploded, and organizations themselves are creating ever more internal compliance requirements. At the same time,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Safety-II in Practice

    Developing the Resilience Potentials

    By Erik Hollnagel

    Safety-I is defined as the freedom from unacceptable harm. The purpose of traditional safety management is therefore to find ways to ensure this ‘freedom’. But as socio-technical systems steadily have become larger and less tractable, this has become harder to do. Resilience engineering pointed out…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner of ‘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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Perils of Un-Coordinated Healthcare

    A Strategic Approach toward Eliminating Preventable Harm

    By Patricia W Morrill

    Despite its frequency and its potential severity, preventable medical harm is still prominent in American hospitals and continues to put an alarming amount of lives at risk, being the third leading cause of death in the United States. Even some of the most commonly performed surgeries, such as knee…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge

  • The End of Heaven

    Disaster and Suffering in a Scientific Age

    By Sidney Dekker

    In this unique book, Sidney Dekker tackles a largely unexplored dilemma. Our scientific age has equipped us ever better to explain why things go wrong. But this increasing sophistication actually makes it harder to explain why we suffer. Accidents and disasters have become technical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Qualitative Research Methodologies for Occupational Science and Therapy

    Edited by Shoba Nayar, Mandy Stanley

    The push for evidence-based practice has increased the demand for high-quality occupational science and occupational therapy research from conceptualisation of the study through to publication. This invaluable collection explores how to produce rigorous qualitative research by presenting and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Proceedings from the Medical Workshop on Pesticide-Related Illnesses from the International Conferen

    Edited by Ana Maria Osorio, Lynn R. Goldman

    An informative selection of papers presented at the Medical Workshop on Pesticide-Related Illnesses It is vital to understand the public health impact of pesticides used in modern day agriculture. Unfortunately, scientifically valid information is often scattered and hard to find. Proceedings from…

    Paperback – 2007-08-24
    Routledge

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