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Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Sidney Dekker
June 23, 2014

The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety t...

Individual Latent Error Detection (I-LED): Making Systems Safer

1st Edition

Justin R.E. Saward, Neville A. Stanton
December 14, 2018

Undetected human error in aircraft maintenance creates a latent error condition that can contribute to undesirable outcomes. Individual Latent Error Detection (I-LED) acts as an additional system safety control that helps an engineer recall past errors through environmental cues. This book...

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...

Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach

1st Edition

Katie J. Parnell, Neville A. Stanton, Katherine L. Plant
November 26, 2018

Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach promotes a sociotechnical systems approach to driver distraction. This perspective focuses on analysis of the whole system, its values, and the interactions between human and technical elements at all organisational levels. The book covers the...

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...

Noise in the Plastics Processing Industry, 2nd edition

2nd Edition

Robert Peters
October 03, 2018

This practical guide for managers and engineers in the plastics industry shows how to reduce high noise levels which often occur in the workplace and reduce the risk of noise-induced hearing damage to employees. Practical methods for reducing noise from industrial machinery are described and...

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...

Understanding Laser Accidents

1st Edition

Ken Barat
September 24, 2018

Understanding Laser Accidents provides a comprehensive reference addressing a wide a spectrum of laser accidents. The under-reporting and misreporting of laser accidents creates a blind spot for the laser management of institutions, laser users and laser safety officers. This book attempts to lift...

Human Factors and Ergonomics for the Gulf Cooperation Council: Processes, Technologies, and Practices

1st Edition

Shatha N. Samman
July 19, 2018

Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) is introduced to students, academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). A holistic approach is taken to emphasize the breadth and depth of HFE by providing both theory and applications in the field....

Healthcare Systems: Future Predictions for Global Care

1st Edition

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Russell Mannion, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Paul G. Shekelle, Stuart Whittaker, Samir Al-Adawi
May 15, 2018

In this book, we invited 146 authors with expertise in health policy, systems design, management, research, or practice, from each of the countries included, to consider health reforms or systems improvements in their country or region. The resulting case studies, of 52 individual countries and...

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

1st Edition

John Robert Fletemeyer
March 20, 2018

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of...

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology

1st Edition

Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner
February 16, 2018

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology first introduces Human-Centered Design (HCD) and outlines the benefits of this approach for mining equipment and new technology: HCD is a process that aims to make equipment and systems more usable and acceptable by explicitly focusing...

Introduction to Senior Transportation: Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services

1st Edition

Helen K. Kerschner, Nina M. Silverstein
February 07, 2018

Introduction to Senior Transportation focuses on an issue that is a growing concern—the community mobility needs of older adults. Surpassing the coverage available in existing gerontology textbooks, it enables the reader to understand and appreciate the challenges faced by older adults as they make...

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