Occupational Safety and Hygiene

Occupational Safety and Hygiene

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Occupational Safety and Hygiene presents selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene a€“ SHO2013 (GuimarApes, Portugal, 14-15 February 2013), which was organized by the Portuguese Society for Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SPOSHO). The contributions from 15 different countries focus on: - Occupational safety - Risk assessment - Safety management - Ergonomics - Management systems - Environmental ergonomics - Physical environments - Construction safety - Human factors The papers included in the book are mainly based on research carried out at universities and other research institutions, but they are also based on practical studies developed by Occupational Health a Safety (OHS) practitioners within their companies. As a result, this book will be useful to get acquainted with the state-of-the-art of the research within the aforementioned domains, as well as with some practical tools and approaches that are currently used by OHS professionals worldwide.First, regular maintenance that is correctly planned and carried out is essential to keep both machines and work ... system from the initial concept to decommissioning and disposal. ... The fundamental rationale for the technical object design comprises, among others, a guarantee of operational reliability, as well as repair, diagnosis and maintenance adaptability. ... Technical objecta#39;s user and operator is a human being, thus if human factor issues are efficiently applied during theanbsp;...

Title:Occupational Safety and Hygiene
Author:Pedro Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-04-04


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