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  1. Anthropology and Risk

    By Asa Boholm

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disasters

    Learning the Lessons for a Safer World

    By David Eves

    This is a reprint of ISBN 978-0-901357-46-5 Disasters: learning the lessons for a safer world is both a tribute to the victims of past safety failures and a warning against complacency and cutting corners today. It also recognises the achievements of health and safety professionals and others in...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Introduction to Construction Management

    By Fred Sherratt

    Management in the construction industry is a complex task, with team members often undertaking hazardous work, complying with stacks of regulations and legal requirements, and under the constant threat of plans going awry, however there is no need for all construction management textbooks to be so...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ergonomics in Action

    A Practical Guide for the Workplace

    By Celine McKeown

    This is a reprint of 978-0-901357-47-2 Ergonomics in action: a practical guide for the workplace is a no-nonsense introduction to the principles of workplace ergonomics. The book is very user-friendly and written in a clear, jargon-free style, and gives straightforward explanations and practical...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Risk, Surprises and Black Swans

    Fundamental Ideas and Concepts in Risk Assessment and Risk Management

    By Terje Aven

    Risk, Surprises and Black Swans provides an in depth analysis of the risk concept with a focus on the critical link to knowledge; and the lack of knowledge, that risk and probability judgements are based on. Based on technical scientific research, this book presents a new perspective to help you...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dynamic Risk Assessment

    The Practical Guide to Making Risk-Based Decisions with the 3-Level Risk Management Model

    By Stephen Asbury, Edmund Jacobs

    Dynamic Risk Assessment is the key tool to support a holistic risk management framework. This book aims to help employers, managers and staff alike to understand how they can effectively integrate dynamic risk assessment into business management processes and systems to improve safety. With tips,...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Common Sense Guide to Fire Safety and Management

    By Subash Ludhra

    Series: Common Sense Guides to Health and Safety

    An essential and short guide for those who need to know more about fire safety and management 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 equipping you with the...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge