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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.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

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Safety Management

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2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

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

Akiko Takahashi, Takashi Miura

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

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

Ángel Crescencio Martínez Ortiz

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Management of Public Safety Artifacts Through Design

Walter F. M. Correia, Sérgio Ximenes da Silva, Fábio F. C. Campos, Marina L. N. Barros

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

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

Ana Quintas, Henrique Vicente, Paulo Novais, António Abelha, M. Filipe Santos, José Machado, José Neves

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

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

Ivan Pekár, Ján Doni

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

The Promotion of Software Applications as Important Part of Effective Management of Occupational Safety and Health at Work

Ján Donič

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Safety Culture Development: The Gap Between Industry Guidelines and Literature, and the Differences Amongst Industry Sectors

Nektarios Karanikas, Pedram Soltani, Robert J. de Boer, Alfred L.C. Roelen

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Effects of Work Organization in the Health and Wellness of Seniors Workers

Luciana Gusmao, Catarina Silva, Filomena Carnide

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Occupational Health and Safety Practices and the Regulatory Regime: Evidence from the Infantile Oil Fields of Ghana

Olivia Anku-Tsede

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Determining Empirical Donning and Doffing Times for Complex Combinations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

LuAnn Sims, Gerard Davis, Richard Sesek, Sean Gallagher, Mark Schall, Prafful Bhardwaj

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Using Semantics to Improve Information Fusion and Increase Situational Awareness

Valdir A. Pereira Junior, Matheus F. Sanches, Leonardo C. Botega, Caio S. Coneglian, Natália Oliveira, Regina B. Araújo

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

A New Proposal of Lighting Design Layout for Workplaces

Cristina Caramelo Gomes, Sandra Preto

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Testing the Effect of Audio, Visual, and Heat Stimuli on Pilots Generated by an Aircraft Bird Strike Collision Avoidance System

Blake Abrecht, Jeffrey Newcamp

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

The Importance of Ergonomics Analysis in Prevention of MSDs: A Pilot Study

César Coelho, Paulo Oliveira, Emídio Maia, Jorge Maia, Mónica Dias-Teixeira

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Key Parameters of Occupational Safety for Sustainable Manufacturing Units: A Review

Vikramjit Singh, Arshveer Singh, Prabhdeep Kaur

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Anthropometric Measurements of the External Auditory Canal for Hearing Protection Earplug

Wen Ko Chiou, Ding Hau Huang, Bi Hui Chen

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Development of a User Interface for the Enrichment of Situational Awareness in Emergency Management Systems

Natália Oliveira, Fábio Rodrigues Jorge, Jéssica Souza, Valdir Pereira Júnior, Leonardo Botega

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Semi-visible Face Detection for Safety in Unconstrained Crowd Environment

Shazia Gul, Humera Farooq

Construction Safety

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2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

The Psychological Contract of Safety: The Missing Link Between Safety Climate and Safety Behaviour in Construction Sites

Mohammad Tanvi Newaz, Peter Davis, Marcus Jefferies, Manikam Pillay

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Resilience Engineering: A State-of-the-Art Survey of an Emerging Paradigm for Organisational Health and Safety Management

Manikam Pillay

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

The Integration of Worker Safety and Health into Sustainable Construction Practices: A Review

Ibrahim Mosly

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Practical Guide for Safety on Construction Site

Marek Rolinec, Karol Balog, Robert Bulla

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Health and Safety Regulation and Its Compliance Among Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Contractors in Ghana

Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Utilization of Viewing Aids for Safe Operations with Excavators

Markus Koppenborg, Michael Huelke, Peter Nickel, Andy Lungfiel, Birgit Naber

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Resilience Engineering, Gaps and Prescription of Safe Work Method Statements Part 1: The View of Organisational Outsiders

Manikam Pillay

Risk Management

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2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Risk Assessment of Aluminium Foundry SME Using Ergonomics Approach

Amarria Dila Sari, Muhammad Ragil Suryoputro, Ratih Dianingtyas Kurnia, Hari Purnomo

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Domestic Safety and Accidents Risk Perception by Active Elderly

Laura Martins, Béda Barkokébas, João Baptista, Pedro Arezes

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Risk for First Responders Due to Cognitive Workload and Communication Loss

Edwin Irwin, Robert Guest, Moin Rahman

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Mental Workload Analysis Using NASA-TLX Method Between Various Level of Work in Plastic Injection Division of Manufacturing Company

Egah Hasta Puspawardhani, Muhammad Ragil Suryoputro, Amarria Dila Sari, Ratih Dianingtyas Kurnia, Hari Purnomo

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Safe Distance for Machinery Actuators: Is After-Reach Speed a Constant?

Roger Jensen, Terrence Stobbe

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Beyond the Pleasures of Music: Are Music Teachers at Risk?

Rui B. Melo, Filipa Carvalho, Ana Delgado

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Assessment of Health Risks for Rescue Workers in Evacuations During Person Transportation with Rescue Devices in Corridors and Stairways

Sonja Kwee-Meier, Karsten Müller, Alexander Mertens, Christopher M. Schlick

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Analytical Hierarchy Process-Based Methodology for Selection of Safety Parameters in Manufacturing Industry

Satnam Singh, Lakhwinder Pal Singh, Mandeep Kaur

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Relationship Between Exposure to Xylenes and Ethylbenzene Expressed Either in Concentration in Air and Amount of Their Metabolites Excreted in the Urine

Mónica Dias-Teixeira, Valentina Domingues, Ana Dias-Teixeira, Rui Rangel, Emídio Maia, Jorge Maia, Serafín de Abajo Olea, Cristina Delerue-Matos

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Risk of Exposure to Formaldehyde in Pathological Anatomy Laboratories

Mónica Dias-Teixeira, Valentina Domingues, Ana Dias-Teixeira, Teresa Teles, Cristina Delerue-Matos

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

From Virtual Reality to Neutral Buoyancy—Methodologies for Analyzing Walking Pattern on Moon and Mars

Irene Lia Schlacht, Bernard Foing, Mario Benassai, Sabrina Bringeland, Barbara Deml, Antonio Del Mastro, Melchiorre Masali, Margherita Micheletti Cremasco, Salman Nazir, Jörn Rittweger, Hervé Stevenin

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Applying HFACS Approach to Accident Analysis in Petro-Chemical Industry in China: Case Study of Explosion at Bi-Benzene Plant in Jilin

Yunhua Gong, Yunxiao Fan

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Participatory Ergonomic Approach for Workplace Improvements: A Case Study in an Industrial Plant

Hélia Fonseca, Nuno Santos, Isabel Loureiro, Pedro Arezes

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Friendly Fatigue Alert Mobile Apps to Help Aviation Workers Prevent, Identify and Manage Alertness and Fatigue

Rosa M. Arnaldo, Fernando Gomez Comendador, Luis Pérez Sanz, Alvaro Rodriguez Sanz

Safety Assessment

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2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Ergonomics Design in Secure e-Healthcare Information System

Goran Jakimovski, Danco Davcev

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Ergonomic Work Analysis of a Pathological Anatomy Service in a Portuguese Hospital

Filipa Carvalho, Rui B. Melo, Valdemar Costa

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Defining the Angles’ Range in Ergonomics Assessment Using 3D Cameras and Surface EMG

Jose Moar, Delfina Ramos, Pedro Arezes

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Application of TRIZ Methodology for Ergonomic Problem Solving in a Continuous Improvement Environment

João F. Alves, Helena V. G. Navas, Isabel L. Nunes

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Ergonomic Assessment of Assembly Tasks in a Mexican Automotive Industry

Luis Cuautle-Gutiérrez, Jesús Juárez-Peñuela, Luis Alberto Uribe-Pacheco

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Small Scale Gold Miners and Extraction Workers in the Philippines

Benette P. Custodio, Aura C. Matias, Virginia J. Soriano

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Work Movements: Balance Between Freedom and Guidance on an Assembly Task in a Furniture Manufacturer

Symone A. Miguez, M. Susan Hallbeck, Peter Vink

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

A Method to Calculate the Accident Probabilities in Construction Industry Using a Poisson Distribution Model

Senem Bilir, G. Emre Gurcanli

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Salivary Cortisol Analysis in Shift Workers

Antônio Moro, Pedro Reis, Israel Santos, Alexandre Pinto, Diogo Reis

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Evaluation of the Perception of Knowledge and Occupational Exposure to Xylene, Toluene and Ethylbenzene for the Furniture Industry Workers

Manuel Pedroso, Mónica Dias-Teixeira

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Health Promoting Games as Part of the Strategy of the Organization

Katarzyna Lis, Ewelina Wierzejska, Alicja Rytelewska

2016 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel

Cytotoxic Drug Manipulation and Its Impact on Occupational Safety of Hospital Workers

João Silva, Pedro M. Arezes, Rudolf Schierl, Nélson Costa
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