Public safety issues

    Tragic Failures

    By Carl Cranor

    Hardback Save £0.30 = £22.69

    A world awash in little understood chemicals tragically harms adults and children alike. Laws keep health agencies in the dark about toxicants, slow, well motivated research hampers protections, and strenuous vested opposition exacerbates the harm. How science is used in the tort law can facilitate or frustrate redress of harm....

    Commercial Aviation Safety, Sixth Edition

    By Clarence C. Rodrigues

    Hardback £52.85

    A definitive guide to aviation safety-fully updated to cover the latest regulations and practices

    Sorting the Beef from the Bull

    By Richard Evershed

    Paperback £8.45

    Horsemeat in burgers was hard to swallow, but there are far more sinister culinary crimes afoot... Chicken eggs that haven't come from chickens, melamine in infant's milk, nut shells in spices - these are just some examples of the food fraud that has occurred in recent years. As our urban...

    Investigating Human Error

    Paperback Save £1.11 = £33.88

    In this book the author applies contemporary error theory to the needs of investigators and of anyone attempting to understand why someone made a critical error, how that error led to an incident or accident, and how to prevent such errors in the future. Students and investigators of human error...

    How People Judge Policing

    By Tim Newburn

    Paperback Save £2.94 = £42.05

    Presents a profoundly original piece of research exploring how the public view the exercise of police powers, utilising short video-clips of real-life police incidents and then capturing the resulting discussions from a variety of partcicpants, rather than relying on the usual opinion surveys gauging approval or satisfaction.

    Curbing Catastrophe

    By Timothy H. Dixon

    Hardback Save £2.05 = £19.94

    This thought-provoking book presents a compelling account of recent and historical disasters, both natural and human-caused, drawing out common themes and providing a holistic understanding of hazards, disasters and mitigation, for anyone interested in this important and topical subject.

    Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Paperback Save £2.82 = £32.17

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health and safety...

    Food Safety

    By Patti Leith

    Hardback Save £11.34 = £57.65

    Food Safety: A Roadmap to Success is a hands-on book that discusses the key pieces of the food safety puzzle, culture, management commitment, organizational structure, implementation, and the glue that holds it together, communication/education/training, influence, accountability, and metrics. By utilizing this information, food safety professionals can protect their companies' brands,...

    Playing by the Rules: How Our Obsession with Safety is Putting Us All at Risk

    By Michael Hanlon

    Paperback £7.85

    An entertaining and fascinating examination of the rules and regulations that dominate everyday life. Previously published as In the Interests of Safety.

    Anxious Appetites

    By Peter Jackson

    Paperback Save £3.04 = £18.95

    Despite government claims that food is safer and more readily available today than ever before, recent survey evidence demonstrates high levels of food-related anxiety among Western consumers. While chronic hunger and malnutrition are relatively rare in the West, food scares relating to individual products, concerns about global food security and...

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