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Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

2nd 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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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, Volume I: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Agents of Environmentally Related Disease

4th Edition

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...

Handbook of Environmental Health, Volume II: Pollutant Interactions in Air, Water, and Soil

4th Edition

Herman Koren, Michael S. Bisesi
November 28, 2017

The Handbook of Environmental Health-Pollutant Interactions in Air, Water, and Soil includes Nine Chapters on a variety of topics basically following a standard chapter outline where applicable with the exception of Chapters 8 and 9. The outline is as follows:1. Background and status2. Scientific,...

Microorganisms in Home and Indoor Work Environments: Diversity, Health Impacts, Investigation and Control, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Brian Flannigan, Robert A. Samson, J. David Miller
November 22, 2017

In 2007, scientists estimated the direct cost of diseases associated with mould and dampness on the US population to be in the range of 4 billion dollars, and the indirect costs of lost work and school days are gauged even higher. The US Centers for Disease Control recently concluded that...

Management of Hazardous Energy: Deactivation, De-Energization, Isolation, and Lockout

1st Edition

Thomas Neil McManus
November 22, 2017

Hazardous energy present in systems, machines, and equipment has injured, maimed, and killed many workers. One serious injury can stop the growth of your business in its tracks. Management of Hazardous Energy: Deactivation, De-Energization, Isolation, and Lockout provides the practical tools needed...

Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics

4th Edition

Robert Bridger
November 02, 2017

Building on the success of previous editions, the 4th edition of ‘Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics’ provides a comprehensive and up to date introduction to the field. The new edition places the subject matter into a system context using a human-machine model to structure the chapters...

Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders

3rd Edition

Robert A. Burke
November 01, 2017

Using the authors many years of experience in emergency services and his skills as a hazardous materials consultant, prepares the first responder to handle everything from re-establishing control and on-scene triage to investigating the crime. Including information on pre-incident and avoidance...

Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

1st Edition

Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala
October 24, 2017

This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the...

Ergonomics in Developing Regions: Needs and Applications

1st Edition

Patricia A. Scott
October 23, 2017

Industrially developing countries have the largest populations, the highest levels of poverty, poor health, and illiteracy, and the greatest need for improvement in working conditions. And as the marketplace and the workforce goes increasingly global, accountability with regard to the abuse of...

Bowtie Methodology: A Guide for Practitioners

1st Edition

Sasho Andonov
October 18, 2017

Bow Tie Methodology (BTM) consists of two methods, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Event Tree Analysis (ETA), which are connected by a single event. The methodology is holistic and provides the tools and pre-event analysis, which is also called the risk calculations, and post-event analysis, also...

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