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Physical Security and Safety: A Field Guide for the Practitioner

Physical Security and Safety: A Field Guide for the Practitioner

Truett A. Ricks, Bobby E. Ricks, Jeffrey Dingle

October 29, 2014

How-To Guide Written By Practicing Professionals Physical Security and Safety: A Field Guide for the Practitioner introduces the basic principles of safety in the workplace, and effectively addresses the needs of the responsible security practitioner. This book provides essential knowledge on the...

Electrical Safety: Systems, Sustainability, and Stewardship

Electrical Safety: Systems, Sustainability, and Stewardship

Martha J. Boss, Gayle Nicoll

October 29, 2014

Learn How to Implement Safety Codes and Regulations Effectively A number of electrical fatalities and injuries that occur each year can be overcome by a thorough understanding of electrical concepts. Yet due to the complexity of regulatory requirements, many safety professionals may not be fully...

Constructive Ergonomics

Constructive Ergonomics

Pierre Falzon

September 26, 2014

The goal for ergonomics has always been to adapt work, work environments, and machines to humans. But is this goal still sufficient? Does it satisfy the needs of the individual or of societies and organizations as they operate now? Constructive Ergonomics provides an answer to these questions....

Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients)

Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients)

Olga Menoni, Natale Battevi, Silvia Cairoli

September 18, 2014

Hospital staff and caregivers are regularly exposed to biomechanical overload risk, particularly at spine and shoulder level—a risk factor that will continue to rise with the progressive aging of the population. Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO...

Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications

Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications

Tomasz Nowakowski, Marek Młyńczak, Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk, Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska

September 01, 2014

Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of...

Variability in Human Performance

Variability in Human Performance

Thomas J. Smith, Robert A. Henning, Michael G. Wade, Thomas Fisher

August 26, 2014

Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical...

Common Sense Guide to Health and Safety in Construction

Common Sense Guide to Health and Safety in Construction

Subash Ludhra

August 26, 2014

An essential and short guide for employees who need to know more about health and safety within the construction industry without wanting to spend hours reading dozens of different documents. Whether it’s for use alongside a training course or simply to brush up on your knowledge, it’s perfect for...

Air Quality, Fifth Edition

Air Quality, Fifth Edition

Thad Godish, Wayne T. Davis, Joshua S. Fu

August 15, 2014

The fifth edition of a bestseller, Air Quality provides students with a comprehensive overview of air quality, the science that continues to provide a better understanding of atmospheric chemistry and its effects on public health and the environment, and the regulatory and technological management...

Fire Safety and Risk Management: for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

Fire Safety and Risk Management: for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

Fire Protection Association

August 14, 2014

This textbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Each chapter guides the student through the syllabus with references to legal frameworks and guidelines. Images, tables, case studies and...

Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence

Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence

Richard J. Siegert, William M. M. Levack

July 10, 2014

Written to provide clinicians, educators, researchers, and students in rehabilitation with a comprehensive overview of the theory, practice, and evidence base of goal setting, this first-of-its-kind reference provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art knowledge of the practice. The authors cover a...

Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics: Designing for Human Use, Second Edition

Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics: Designing for Human Use, Second Edition

Neville A. Stanton, Mark S. Young, Catherine Harvey

June 23, 2014

Packed with illustrations and practical examples, Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics: Designing for Human Use, Second Edition provides a concise introduction to ergonomics methods in a straightforward manner that helps you conduct an ergonomics analysis of a product in development. It details the...

Workplace Safety and Health: Assessing Current Practices and Promoting Change in the Profession

Workplace Safety and Health: Assessing Current Practices and Promoting Change in the Profession

Thomas D. Schneid

May 05, 2014

Are the tried and true safety practices still effective in the changing workplace? Is there a better way of safeguarding employees from accidents and injuries? In short, why do you perform the safety activities that you do on a daily basis and do they produce the results necessary to keep your...