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Safety Law: Legal Aspects in Occupational Safety and Health

1st Edition

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Thomas D. Schneid
June 4, 2018

Safety professionals must prepare every day to safeguard their employees in the workplace. Additionally, part of every safety professional’s responsibility is to safeguard their organization when a compliance inspection is conducted by federal, OSHA, or a state plan agency. Safety professionals ar...

The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error'

3rd Edition

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Sidney Dekker
December 28, 2014

When faced with a ’human error’ problem, you may be tempted to ask 'Why didn’t these people watch out better?' Or, 'How can I get my people more engaged in safety?' You might think you can solve your safety problems by telling your people to be more careful, by reprimanding the miscreants, by ...

Just Culture: Restoring Trust and Accountability in Your Organization, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Sidney Dekker
October 24, 2016

A just culture is a culture of trust, learning and accountability. It is particularly important when an incident has occurred; when something has gone wrong. How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This third edition of Sidne...

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'...

Selling Safety: Lessons from a Former Front-Line Supervisor

1st Edition

Patrick J. Karol
December 02, 2019

To be successful, we need to understand the basic principles of selling and leadership, and how those aspects apply to safety. Supervisors have the greatest influence on employee behavior and are often held accountable for safety performance. Selling safety to upper management is different; it’s...

Human Thermal Comfort

1st Edition

Ken Parsons
December 02, 2019

Thermal comfort is a desirable state familiar to all people. Providing inspirational indoor and outdoor environments that provide thermal comfort, in the context of energy use and climate change, is a challenge for the 21st century. This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of...

Writing and Designing Manuals and Warnings, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Patricia A. Robinson
November 28, 2019

Technology is changing the way we do business, the way we communicate with each other, and the way we learn. This new edition is intended to help technical writers, graphic artists, engineers, and others who are charged with producing product documentation in the rapidly changing technological...

Risk-Led Safety: Evidence-Driven Management, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Duncan Spencer, Chris Jerman
November 25, 2019

Pressure from consultants, insurers, trainers or those supporting National & International Standards seem to create the feeling that somehow you haven’t done enough to ensure people are safe yet. Of course, they have vested interest in trying to sell you solutions that you may not necessarily...

Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Amit Bhattacharya, James D. McGlothlin
November 22, 2019

In the fifteen years since the publication of Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications significant advances have been made in this field. These advances include understanding the impact of ageing and obesity on workplace, the role of ergonomics in promoting healthy workplaces and...

Techniques for Ship Handling and Bridge Team Management

1st Edition

Hiroaki Kobayashi
November 21, 2019

Hiroaki Kobayashi has trained 1500 mariners in ship handling over twenty years and he has systematized the methods of safe navigation into nine elemental techniques. Taking a rigorous and scientific look at good practice and attitudes, good seamanship can be viewed as a series of concrete technical...

Risk Analysis Based on Data and Crisis Response Beyond Knowledge: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2019), October 15-19, 2019, Athens, Greece

1st Edition

Chongfu Huang, Zoe S. Nivolianitou
October 30, 2019

This book collects the papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2019) held in Athens, Greece, on October 15-19, 2019. The overall theme of the seventh international conference on risk analysis and crisis response is Risk Analysis Based on Data...

Experimental Design: From User Studies to Psychophysics

1st Edition

Douglas W. Cunningham, Christian Wallraven
October 23, 2019

As computers proliferate and as the field of computer graphics matures, it has become increasingly important for computer scientists to understand how users perceive and interpret computer graphics. Experimental Design: From User Studies to Psychophysics is an accessible introduction to...

A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office: Homo Sedens in the 21st Century

1st Edition

Robert Bridger
October 22, 2019

This is a short guide on sit-stand working in the office. It reviews the research on sitting and standing at work from the 1950s to present and provides guidance for specialists, therapists, practitioners, and managers. The book is illustrated with many photos and figures, provides guidance for...

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Through Human Systems Engineering

1st Edition

Rod D. Roscoe, Erin K. Chiou, Abigail R. Wooldridge
October 17, 2019

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice through Human Systems Engineering highlights how scholars and practitioners of HSE (inclusively defined to span many fields) can apply their theories and methods to understand and support healthy communities, include and empower diverse populations...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 08, 2019

This two-volume set addresses a variety of human factors issues and engineering concerns across various real-world applications such as aviation and driving, cybersecurity, and healthcare systems. The contents of these books also present recent theories and methods related to human performance,...

Green Up!: Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments

1st Edition

Stevie Famulari
October 07, 2019

There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when moving...

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