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First Responders Handbook: An Introduction, Second Edition

1st Edition

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Michael L. Madigan
September 7, 2017

The objective of this handbook is to make available in a quick reference form, the information to enhance and support the response capabilities of firefighters, emergency medical technicians, hazardous materials response teams, law enforcement officers, bomb squads, medical doctors and nurses, emerg...

Human Safety and Risk Management: A Psychological Perspective, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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A. Ian Glendon, Sharon Clarke
October 22, 2015

The third edition of a bestseller, Human Safety and Risk Management: A Psychological Perspective incorporates a decade of new research and development to provide you with a comprehensive and contemporary guide to the psychology of risk and workplace safety. A major enhancement is reflected in the ne...

Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide

2nd Edition

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W. David Yates
February 24, 2015

While there are numerous technical resources available, often you have to search through a plethora of them to find the information you use on a daily basis. And maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. The new edition of a bestseller, Safety Professional'...

Office Ergonomics and Human Factors: Practical Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Céline McKeown
December 10, 2018

Just like the previous edition, this new edition aims to provide practical advice on how to create, develop, or improve office environments so that those individuals who work within them can do so comfortably and contently. Those environments include traditional purpose-built offices, home offices,...

Designing Ergonomic, Safe, and Attractive Mining Workplaces

1st Edition

Joel Lööw, Bo Johansson, Eira Andersson, Jan Johansson
November 26, 2018

The mining industry has experienced important improvements with regard to its safety record and work environment. But there is still room for further improvement and the mining industry now faces the challenge of securing a future workforce: The current workforce is aging, and mining work...

An Introduction to Radiation Protection

7th Edition

Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole
November 12, 2018

This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of...

Forensic Human Factors and Ergonomics: Case Studies and Analyses

1st Edition

Michael S. Wogalter
October 10, 2018

This book has 18 case study chapters investigating various injury scenarios through the use of a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) analysis. Each injury scenario derives from one or more similar lawsuits (but names, places and some of the details are fictionalized). The scenarios describe a ‘slice...

Safety at Work and Emergency Control: A Holistic Approach, Second Edition

1st Edition

Benedito Cardella
October 02, 2018

This book treats 'the accident' as a multifaceted phenomenon, resulting from complex interactions between physical, biological, psychological, cultural and social factors. Addressing safety with holistic vision, it combines two complementary approaches: the reductionist, to study the factors in...

Translating Systems Thinking into Practice: A Guide to Developing Incident Reporting Systems

1st Edition

Natassia Goode, Paul M. Salmon, Michael Lenne, Caroline Finch
September 26, 2018

Systems thinking tells us that human error, violations and technology failures result from poorly designed and managed work systems. To help us understand and prevent injuries and incidents, incident reporting systems must be capable of collecting data on contributory factors from across the...

The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety

1st Edition

Kurt W. Dreger
September 21, 2018

This book explores various legal issues that are often encountered by Industrial Hygiene and Safety managers during their careers. A description is presented of the various legal concepts and processes that often arise in the IH/S practice, including tort, contract, and administrative law. The goal...

Working Posture Assessment: The TACOS (Time-Based Assessment Computerized Strategy) Method

1st Edition

Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti
August 08, 2018

This book covers how to analyze awkward working postures, particularly of the spine and lower limbs, in specific groups exposed. The methods covered suggests how to evaluate the postures correctly, taking account of the duration and sequence of the tasks involved, even in very complex scenarios...

Health and Safety Management: An Alternative Approach to Reducing Accidents, Injury and Illness at Work

1st Edition

John White
July 31, 2018

At a time when our knowledge and understanding of health and safety at work is at its highest, statistics show that ongoing improvements in accident rates and time taken off work due to injury and ill-health are stagnating. Alongside the fact that around 80% of accidents can be attributed to human...

Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment: Theory, Practice, and Innovation

1st Edition

David M. Kempisty, Yun Xing, LeeAnn Racz
July 30, 2018

Perfluoroalkyl substances are compounds that have been around since the 1950s. Only recently has their adverse human health and ecological consequences become known. There are books that either investigate the chemistry or explore the toxicity of these compounds. This is the only book that will...

Naked Safety: Exploring The Dynamics of Safety in a Fast-Changing World

1st Edition

Andrew Sharman
July 12, 2018

Workplace safety has never been seen as sexy, clever or cool. Fraught with legislative hurdles, ambiguous policy and complex procedures, despite its alleged importance safety has lost its way. For many organisations safety is seen as burdensome and bureaucratic and has become little more than...

Evaluation Ambient Air Quality By Personnel Monitoring: Volume 1: Gases and Vapors

2nd Edition

Adrian L. Linch
June 14, 2018

Personnel monitoring is a term designating the determination of the inhaled dose of an airborne toxic material of an air-mediated hazardous physical force by the continuous collection of samples in the breathing or auditory zone, or auditory zone, or other appropriate exposed body area, over a...

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