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

3rd Edition


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...

Forensic Engineering:: The Art and Craft of A Failure Detective

1st Edition

Colin Gagg
March 06, 2020

Forensic Engineering: The Art and Craft of a Failure Detective synthesizes the current academic knowledge, with advances in process and techniques developed in the last several years, to bring forensic materials and engineering analysis into the 21st century. The techniques covered in the book are...

Automotive Accident Reconstruction: Practices and Principles, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Donald E. Struble, John D. Struble
February 04, 2020

This fully updated edition presents practices and principles applicable for the reconstruction of automobile and commercial truck crashes. Like the First Edition, it starts at the very beginning with fundamental principles, information sources, and data gathering and inspection techniques for...

Human–Systems Integration: From Virtual to Tangible

1st Edition

Guy André Boy
February 03, 2020

Human–Systems Integration: From Virtual to Tangible Subject Guide: Ergonomics and Human Factors This book is an attempt to better formalize a systemic approach to human–systems integration (HSI). Good HSI is a matter of maturity… it takes time to mature. It takes time for a human being to become...

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...

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...

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...

Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance

1st Edition

Demetris Yiannakides, Charalampos Sergiou
September 30, 2019

This book provides an in-depth analysis of human failure and its various forms and root causes. The analysis is developed through real aviation accidents and incidents and the deriving lessons learned. Features: Employs accumulated experience, and the scientific and research point of view, and...

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit

1st Edition

Jason A. Maldonado
September 04, 2019

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit will help reshape the way we talk about safety, prompt action, and engage workers from all levels of an organization. The book includes real-life experiences and characters that are relatable to anyone who has worked in the safety...

Human Factors in the Maritime Domain

1st Edition

Michelle Grech, Tim Horberry, Thomas Koester
July 29, 2019

The piecemeal fashion in which human factors research has been conducted in the maritime domain makes information retrieval available only by scanning through numerous research journals and conference papers. Bringing together human factors information from this and other domains, Human Factors in...

Ergonomics for Children: Designing products and places for toddler to teens

1st Edition

Rani Lueder, Valerie J. Berg Rice
July 25, 2019

Providing guidance on a broad range of issues for young children and adolescents, Ergonomics for Children: Designing Products and Places for Toddlers to Teens give you a deep understanding of how children develop and how these developmental changes can influence the design of products and places...