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Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence

Richard J. Siegert, William M. M. Levack
October 12, 2017

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...

Prevention of Accidents at Work: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017), October 3-6, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

Ales Bernatik, Lucie Kocurkova, Kirsten Jørgensen
September 18, 2017

Prevention of Accidents at Work collects papers presented at the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017) held in Prague, Czech Republic, on October 3-6, 2017, organized by the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava. The conference on current issues within...

Information Technology in Medical Diagnostics

Waldemar Wójcik, Andrzej Smolarz
July 11, 2017

For many centuries, people have tried to learn about the state of their health. Initially, in the pre-technological period, they had to rely only on their senses. Then there were simple tools to help the human senses. The discovery of X-rays, which allowed people to look “inside” the body, turned...

Best Practices for Environmental Health: Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability

Herman Koren
May 09, 2017

In a present where there are countless opportunities for the spread of exotic diseases, the expansion and creation of far more illness in our global population through globalization and rapid transportation, and the contamination of water, air and land, we find ourselves accountable. In this day...

Office Ergonomics: Ease and Efficiency at Work, Second Edition

Anne D. Kroemer, Karl H.E. Kroemer
June 23, 2016

Office ergonomics – whether we realize it or not – directly or indirectly affects every one of us. It is the study of the work we do, the environment we work in, and the tools we use to successfully perform our jobs. Office ergonomics helps us be comfortable and safe at work, which reduces the...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
April 05, 2016

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV covers a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to: - Occupational Safety - Risk Assessment - Ergonomics - Management Systems - Physical Environment - Construction Safety, and - Human Factors This compilation of papers in the domain of occupational...

Rip Current Prediction System for Swimmer Safety: Towards operational forecasting using a process based model and nearshore bathymetry from video

Leo Sembiring
February 23, 2016

Rip currents are among the most dangerous coastal hazards for the bathing public, and contribute to the highest portion of beach rescues all over the world. In order to help life guards in planning and preparing rescue resources so that casualties can be minimized, information about where and when...

Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine 5E

David Gradwell, David J Rainford
January 22, 2016

Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine applies current understanding in medicine, physiology and the behavioural sciences to the medical challenges and stresses that are faced by both civil and military aircrew, and their passengers, on a daily basis. The fifth edition of this established textbook...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene III

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
February 02, 2015

The papers published in Occupational Safety and Hygiene III cover the following topics:- Occupational safety- Risk assessment- Safety management- Ergonomics- Management systems- Environmental ergonomics- Physical environments- Construction safety, and- Human factors.The contributions are based on...

Easy Guide to Health and Safety

Phil Hughes, Liz Hughes
January 29, 2015

Do you need to get to grips with health and safety principles but don’t have time to wade through reams of legislation and guidance? Do you need practical step-by-step guidance on health and safety issues for your small business? Then this is the book for you. Building on the success of the first...

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...

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...

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