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Discover the latest Health & Safety titles from Routledge

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  • Health and Safety Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Garry Hunt

    The second edition of the Health and Safety Pocket Book has been fully revised and updated to include all the relevant legal, HSE ACoP/Guidance and practice references. It remains a handy reference tool for practising health and safety professionals, auditors, managers, HR personnel,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Managing Maritime Safety

    Edited by Helle A. Oltedal, Margareta Lützhöft

    Shipping is a pillar of global trade, with 90 per cent of the world’s trade in goods and raw materials carried by ship. Despite the economic benefits this delivers, maritime operations can be dangerous, and when accidents occur the consequences are serious. Consequential outcomes from hazards at…

    Paperback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Safety Quo

    By Craig Marriott

    Safety is broken. The people who are responsible for helping you stay safe should be at the top of your Christmas card list, but all too often they are despised, ridiculed and ignored. But safety management is beginning to be challenged. Businesses have begun to realise that what they have been…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge

  • Risk-Based Thinking

    Managing the Uncertainty of Human Error in Operations

    By Tony Muschara

    Society at large tends to misunderstand what safety is all about. It is not just the absence of harm. When nothing bad happens over a period of time, how do you know you are safe? In reality, safety is what you and your people do moment by moment, day by day to protect assets from harm and to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

    By Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

    This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Environment, Health and Safety Governance and Leadership

    The Making of High Reliability Organizations

    By Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi

    Environment, health and safety (EHS) management has become increasingly important in the past 10 years, especially within high risk and high reliability organizations. EHS is driven from the top of an organization, and whilst there has been much research on the subject of EHS leadership, there is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • Simplicity in Safety Investigations

    A Practitioner's Guide to Applying Safety Science

    By Ian Long

    This innovative book aims to bring the science of safety into a simple and practical approach to investigating workplace incidents. As a basis, it uses the ideas of some of the great safety science thinkers of our time. These include Sidney Dekker, Todd Conklin, Erik Hollnagel, Daniel Kahneman,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • Environmental Management Revision Guide

    For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

    By Jonathan Backhouse

    The Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to Brian Waters’ NEBOSH-endorsed textbook…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Fearless World of Professional Safety in the 21st Century

    By Scott Gesinger

    Professional safety is in danger of extinction. Safety professionals have become complacent and unfocused, ignorantly relying on an 80-year-old paradigm. Lazy gimmicks are substituted for the hierarchy of controls meant to be the foundation of the profession. A $10,000 investment in posters makes…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30
    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 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

  • Electrical Safety and the Law

    5th Edition

    By John M Madden

    Electrical Safety and the Law describes the hazards and risks from the use of electricity, explaining with the help of case studies and accident statistics the types of accidents that occur and how they can be prevented by the use of safe installations, equipment and working practices. It describes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge

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