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Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors

Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Safety Management and Human Factors , July 27-31, 2016, Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA

Editors: Arezes, Pedro (Ed.)

  • Reports on cross-disciplinary research on safety, health, and welfare management
  • Highlights the role of computer technologies and innovative design
  • Reports on cutting-edge research in occupational safety
  • Gives practical insights into the role of human factors in safety
  • Explores critical aspects in accident prevention
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This book discusses the latest findings towards ensuring people’s safety, health, and welfare at work. It crosses different disciplines, such as work physiology, health informatics, workplace design, injury prevention, and occupational psychology. It presents new strategies for safety management, including accident prevention methods, such as performance testing and participatory ergonomics. The book, which is based on the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Safety Management and Human Factors, held on July 27-31, 2016, in Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA, provides readers, including decision makers in government and public authorities, with a timely snapshot of the state of the art in the field of safety, health and welfare management. It also addresses agencies such as OSHA and NIOSH as well as other professionals dealing with occupational safety and health. 

Table of contents (51 chapters)

  • At What Age Is the Occupational Accident Risk High? Analysis of the Occurrence Rate of Occupational Accidents by Age

    Takahashi, Akiko (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

  • Human Factor in Occupational Risks Prevention: From Error Theories to Responsibility and Liability Theories

    Martínez Ortiz, Ángel Crescencio

    Pages 11-20

  • Management of Public Safety Artifacts Through Design

    Correia, Walter F. M. (et al.)

    Pages 21-28

  • A Case Based Approach to Assess Waiting Time Prediction at an Intensive Care Unity

    Quintas, Ana (et al.)

    Pages 29-39

  • Safety Coordination in Large Construction Project (Completion Process of Unit 3 and 4, Mochovce Nuclear Power Plant, Slovak Republic)

    Pekár, Ivan (et al.)

    Pages 41-46

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-41929-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $279.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-41928-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Safety Management and Human Factors , July 27-31, 2016, Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA
Editors
  • Pedro Arezes
Series Title
Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Series Volume
491
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-41929-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-41929-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-41928-2
Series ISSN
2194-5357
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 562
Number of Illustrations and Tables
84 b/w illustrations, 91 illustrations in colour
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