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Document ID (ISN)65274
CIS number 95-1918
ISBN(s) 0-273-60440-6
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Stranks J.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
Title Human factors and safety
Bibliographic information Pitman Publishing, 128 Long Acre, London WC2E 9AN, United Kingdom, 1994. iii, 200p. Illus. 62 ref. Index. Price: GBP 16.99.
Abstract Contents of this manual: introduction to human factors and accident prevention; role of the organization and management style in promoting health and safety; job design and human reliability; personal factors (attitude, motivation, perception, personality, training and the potential for human error); theories of accident causation; workplace communication; health and safety training; ergonomic aspects (design of the working environment, manual handling operations, display screen equipment); causes and effects of stress at work; promoting a health and safety culture.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; human behaviour; human factors
Descriptors (secondary) workplace design; safety and health training; alcoholism; manual lifting; visual display terminals; mental attitude; motivation; ergonomics; manuals; safety analysis; communications; human failure; stress factors; mental stress; work design; causes of accidents; role of management; shift work
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Alcohol and drug abuse