Health and Safety: Risk Assessment

  • Occupational Safety and Hygiene book cover

    Occupational Safety and Hygiene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro 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 presents selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene – SHO2013 (Guimarães, Portugal, 14-15 February 2013), which was organized by the Portuguese Society for Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SPOSHO). The contributions from 15…

    Hardback – 2013-04-04
    CRC Press

  • Bayesian Methods in Health Economics book cover

    Bayesian Methods in Health Economics

    1st Edition

    By Gianluca Baio

    Health economics is concerned with the study of the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions. This book provides an overview of Bayesian methods for the analysis of health economic data. After an introduction to the basic economic concepts and methods of evaluation, it presents Bayesian…

    Hardback – 2012-11-12
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Emerging Technologies in Non-Destructive Testing V book cover

    Emerging Technologies in Non-Destructive Testing V

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alkiviadis S. Paipetis, Theodore E. Matikas, Dimitrios G. Aggelis, Danny Van Hemelrijck

    Non-destructive evaluation (NDE) methods have dominated most of the fields of applied research and technology over the last twenty years. These techniques provide information on the functional efficiency of materials and structures without causing any structural impact on the structure itself.…

    Hardback – 2012-01-26
    CRC Press

  • Public Safety and Risk Assessment: Improving Decision Making book cover

    Public Safety and Risk Assessment

    Improving Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By David J. Ball, Laurence Ball-King

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. There are countless stories of health and safety…

    Paperback – 2011-09-07
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Introduction to Fire Safety Management book cover

    Introduction to Fire Safety Management

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Furness, Martin Muckett

    Andrew Furness and Martin Muckett give an introduction to all areas of fire safety management, including the legal framework, causes and prevention of fire and explosions, fire protection measures, fire risk assessment, and fire investigation. Fire safety is not treated as an isolated area but…

    Paperback – 2007-09-17

  • Tolley's Workplace Accident Handbook book cover

    Tolley's Workplace Accident Handbook

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mark Tyler

    Occupational safety and health management theory is now rightly focused on pro-activity, risk assessment and management. But it remains important that organizations know what they need to do when accidents happen, both to comply with legislation and to extract all the information from the incident…

    Paperback – 2007-05-17

  • Risk Analysis in Building Fire Safety Engineering book cover

    Risk Analysis in Building Fire Safety Engineering

    1st Edition

    By A. Hasofer, V.R. Beck, I.D. Bennetts

    This book bridges the gap between risk assessment and fire safety engineering like few other resources. As all required knowledge for Probability and Statistics for Fire Engineering is included in the preliminary chapters, the book is suitable for teaching Fire Engineering components in a wide…

    Hardback – 2006-11-23

  • Tolley's Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management book cover

    Tolley's Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Tony Moore, Raj Lakha

    The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 modernised the UK’s approach to disaster and emergency management, taking into account the kinds of threats the country faces in the 21st century, including terrorist threats and threats to the environment. This third edition of the Tolley’s Handbook of Disaster and…

    Hardback – 2006-10-12

  • Tolley's Practical Risk Assessment Handbook book cover

    Tolley's Practical Risk Assessment Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Mike Bateman

    Risk assessment has become the backbone of health and safety management in the UK and elsewhere. Employers have a legal duty to prove that risk assessments have been carried out and to ensure that appropriate precautions have been implemented.Mike Bateman demystifies the risk assessment process and…

    Paperback – 2006-08-03

  • Safety with Machinery book cover

    Safety with Machinery

    2nd Edition

    By John Ridley, Dick Pearce

    John Ridley and Dick Pearce, both recognized specialists in machinery safety, guide the reader through the various standards, regulations and best practices relating to the safe design and use of machinery and show which standard is relevant for which type of machine. Safety with Machinery provides…

    Hardback – 2005-12-12

  • Occupational Audiometry book cover

    Occupational Audiometry

    1st Edition

    By MaryAnne Maltby

    The EU Physical Agents Directive on Noise, which will be implemented into UK law in February 2006, will reduce noise action levels drastically. Under the new regulations, many more industries, which have so far not been associated with high noise levels such as restaurants and call centres, will…

    Paperback – 2005-09-12

  • Managing Noise and Vibration at Work book cover

    Managing Noise and Vibration at Work

    1st Edition

    By Tim South

    New EU Physical Agents Directives on Noise and Vibration will be incorporated into UK law by February 2006. Explicit action levels for vibration will be introduced, while the action levels for noise will be drastically cut. In order to comply with these Directives, companies need to assess noise…

    Paperback – 2004-08-21

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