Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering, Volume 1&2

Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering, Volume 1&2

Editor(s): Joel M. Haight

Published Online: 20 FEB 2013 10:09AM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527329953

Online ISBN: 9783527650644

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650644

About this Book

Loss prevention engineering describes all activities intended to help organizations in any industry to prevent loss, whether it be through injury, fire, explosion, toxic release, natural disaster, terrorism or other security threats. Compared to process safety, which only focusses on preventing loss in the process industry, this is a much broader field.

Here is the only one-stop source for loss prevention principles, policies, practices, programs and methodology presented from an engineering vantage point. As such, this handbook discusses the engineering needs for manufacturing, construction, mining, defense, health care, transportation and quantification, covering the topics to a depth that allows for their functional use while providing additional references should more information be required. The reference nature of the book allows any engineers or other professionals in charge of safety concerns to find the information needed to complete their analysis, project, process, or design.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Engineering Management for Loss Prevention Engineering

  2. Part II: Design and Analysis of Protective Systems – General Loss Prevention Engineering

  3. Part III: Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering

    1. Chapter 17

      Virtual Working Environment (pages 393–421)

      Teodor Winkler, Jaroslaw Tokarczyk and Dariusz Michalak

  4. Part IV: Process Safety Management and System Safety Engineering

  5. Part V: Occupational Health and Environmental Engineering

  6. Part VI: Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Methodology and Management

  7. Part VII: Fire Protection Engineering

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