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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 163 new and published books in the subject of Health & Safety — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications

    Edited by Tomasz Nowakowski, Marek Młyńczak, Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk, Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska

    Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of...

    Published August 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Variability in Human Performance

    By Thomas J. Smith, Robert A. Henning, Michael G. Wade, Thomas Fisher

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical...

    Published August 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Introduction to Crowd Science

    By G. Keith Still

    Demonstrates Real-World Case Studies from a Range of Event Sites Introduction to Crowd Science examines the growing rate of crowd-related accidents and incidents around the world. Using tools, methods, and worked examples gleaned from over 20 years of experience, this text provides an...

    Published June 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics

    Designing for Human Use, Second Edition

    By Neville A. Stanton, Mark S. Young, Catherine Harvey

    Packed with illustrations and practical examples, Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics: Designing for Human Use, Second Edition provides a concise introduction to ergonomics methods in a straightforward manner that helps you conduct an ergonomics analysis of a product in development. It details the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Safety Differently

    Human Factors for a New Era, Second Edition

    By Sidney Dekker

    The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Workplace Safety and Health

    Assessing Current Practices and Promoting Change in the Profession

    By Thomas D. Schneid

    Series: Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

    Are the tried and true safety practices still effective in the changing workplace? Is there a better way of safeguarding employees from accidents and injuries? In short, why do you perform the safety activities that you do on a daily basis and do they produce the results necessary to keep your...

    Published May 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Introduction to Risk and Failures

    Tools and Methodologies

    By D. H. Stamatis

    Risk is everywhere, in everything we do. Realizing this fact, we all must try to understand this "risk" and if possible to minimize it. This book expands the conversation beyond failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) techniques. While FMEA is indeed a powerful tool to forecast failures for both...

    Published May 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Human Factors in Lighting, Third Edition

    By Peter Robert Boyce

    The availability of electric lighting has changed the lives of people the world over, yet as a major user of electricity it has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years. This scrutiny has focused largely on the environmental consequences, with little consideration of the benefits of lighting....

    Published April 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2014

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014, Southampton, UK, 7-10 April 2014

    Edited by Sarah Sharples, Steven Shorrock

    Series: Contemporary Ergonomics

    The broad and developing scope of human factors and ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 28 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  10. Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition

    By James T. Tweedy

    Comprehensive in scope, this totally revamped edition of a bestseller is the ideal desk reference for anyone tasked with hazard control and safety management in the healthcare industry. Presented in an easy-to-read format, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition examines...

    Published March 11th 2014 by CRC Press