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

Herman Koren
April 20, 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...

Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence

Richard J. Siegert, William M. M. Levack
July 10, 2014

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...

Intelligent Systems and Decision Making for Risk Analysis and Crisis Response: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response, Istanbul, Turkey, 27-29 August 2013

Chongfu Huang, Cengiz Kahraman
July 25, 2013

In this present internet age, risk analysis and crisis response based on information will make up a digital world full of possibilities and improvements to people’s daily life and capabilities. These services will be supported by more intelligent systems and more effective decisionmaking. This...

Asthma in the Workplace, Fourth Edition

Jean-Luc Malo, Moira Chan-Yeung, David I. Bernstein
May 10, 2013

Occupational factors are responsible for a large percentage of cases of asthma in adults of working age. Any irritant generated at high concentrations can cause occupational asthma, and early diagnosis is critical because cure is still possible at this stage. This latest edition of Asthma in the...

Consumers and Nanotechnology: Deliberative Processes and Methodologies

Harald Throne-Holst, Eivind Soto, Pal Strandbakken, Gerd Scholl
April 12, 2013

In recent years, questions about democratic influence on science and technology have received much attention. The lesson from the European unrest over GMO is that consumer-citizens will react negatively to being forced to accept the introduction of new, partly untested technologies. A number of...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene

Pedro Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
April 04, 2013

Occupational Safety and Hygiene presents selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene – SHO2013 (Guimarães, Portugal, 14-15 February 2013), which was organized by the Portuguese Society for Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SPOSHO). The contributions from 15...

Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities, Second Edition

Samuel Mullen
January 22, 2013

An increase in major natural disasters—and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities—has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, compliance-based environment, utility managers and planners often...

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