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Know The Risk

ISBN 10 : 0080509738
ISBN 13 : 9780080509730

We live in a technological world, exposed to many risks and errors and the fear of death. Know the Risk shows us how we can learn from the many errors and tragic accidents which ha..


Normal Accidents

ISBN 10 : 140082849X
ISBN 13 : 9781400828494

Normal Accidents analyzes the social side of technological risk. Charles Perrow argues that the conventional engineering approach to ensuring safety--building in more warnings and ..


Managing Risk

ISBN 10 : 9780470714454
ISBN 13 : 047071445X

The human element is the principle cause of incidents and accidents in all technology industries; hence it is evident that an understanding of the interaction between humans and te..


Risks In Technological Systems

ISBN 10 : 9781848826403
ISBN 13 : 1848826400

"Risks in Technological Systems" is an interdisciplinary university textbook and a book for the educated reader on the risks of today’s society. In order to understand and analyz..


Constructing Risk And Safety In Technological Practice

ISBN 10 : 9781134450428
ISBN 13 : 1134450427

Modern technological systems entail risks and uncertainties of hitherto unknown dimensions. This book discusses the construction of risk and safety within a variety of empirical co..


Managing The Risks Of Organizational Accidents

ISBN 10 : 9781134855353
ISBN 13 : 1134855354

Major accidents are rare events due to the many barriers, safeguards and defences developed by modern technologies. But they continue to happen with saddening regularity and their ..


Risk Assessment

ISBN 10 : 0854045546
ISBN 13 : 9780854045549

Risk Assessment: The Human Dimension begins by looking at quantified risk assessment and considers, by using case studies, how accident causation can be considered from the three m..



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