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First Responders Handbook: An Introduction, Second 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

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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, Second 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'...

Safety, Reliability, Human Factors, and Human Error in Nuclear Power Plants

B.S. Dhillon
December 15, 2017

Each year billions of dollars are being spent in the area of nuclear power generation to design, construct, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of systems around the globe. Many times these systems fail due to safety, reliability, human factors, and human error related problems. The...

Evaluation Ambient Air Quality By Personnel Monitoring: Volume 2 : Aerosols, Monitor Pumps, Calibration, and Quality Control

Adrian L. Linch
December 13, 2017

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...

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Work Atmospheres: Occurrence and Determination

Alf Bjorseth
December 13, 2017

This book deals with the sources, distribution, analytical methods, and monitoring of Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in the occupational environment. It is hoped that this book will make a contribution to understanding the formation and determination of PAH in work atmosphere and that it...

Back Injury Prevention Handbook

David W. Apts
December 12, 2017

Back injuries can be controlled and prevented! They are not and should not be accepted as a cost of doing business!Written in plain language for the industrial professional, this book presents back injury prevention methods that have proven effective for cost containment. Such techniques include...

Physical Hazards of the Workplace, Second Edition

Barry Spurlock
December 11, 2017

The recognition and control of  hazards in the work environment are the cornerstone of every company’s safety and health plan. Every workplace contains dangers, especially those devoted to technology, machinery, and potentially hazardous material. This book provides you with the information...

Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts: A Step-by-Step Approach

Michael L. Madigan
December 11, 2017

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be...

The Guidebook to Successful Safety Programming

Raymond J. Colvin
December 08, 2017

Guidebook to Successful Safety Programming is the first "how to" guide to present the elements and activities necessary for successful safety, health, and environmental programs in any company or organization. The book provides case histories that demonstrate how successful programs were developed...

Hazard Assessment Of Ethylene Oxide

Leon Golberg
December 04, 2017

Hazard assessment of EO has involved consideration of the chemical composition, characteristics, and reactivity of this material. Teratogenic effects of EO are only seen under extreme conditions that render the result questionable. Reproductive effects or minor severity occur only at high levels of...

Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

Amit Bhattacharya, James D. McGlothlin
November 30, 2017

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...

Handbook of Respiratory Protection: Safeguarding Against Current and Emerging Hazards

LeeAnn Racz, Dirk P. Yamamoto, Robert M. Eninger
November 29, 2017

Respiratory protection includes devices and management techniques for keeping people safe from hazardous materials. This handbook presents the state-of-the-art in respiratory protection technology as well as best management practices for work centers. Included are topics relevant to industry,...

Ergonomics Analysis and Problem Solving Manual

Michael J. Burke
November 29, 2017

Ergonomics Analysis and Problem Solving is a powerful software tool that helps you streamline the process of producing a comprehensive ergonomics analysis. The program was designed around the three major steps involved in the ergonomics analysis process, which include arriving at a concise job...

Handbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition, Volume I: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Agents of Environmentally Related Disease

Herman Koren, Michael S. Bisesi
November 28, 2017

The Handbook of Environmental Health-Biological, Chemical and Physical Agents of Environmentally Related Disease, Volume 1, Fourth Edition includes twelve chapters on a variety of topics basically following a standard chapter outline where applicable with the exception of chapters 1, 2 and 12. The...

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