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Fall Prevention and Protection : Principles, Guidelines, and Practices (Hardcover) (Hongwei Hsiao)

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This volume contains 29 chapters on fall prevention and protection. They address the public health view and strategic goals, including epidemiology and fall prevention in nursing homes; the science behind human falls and injury risk; research on slip, trip, and fall-related fatalities; applications of prevention and protection tools and methods in industrial sectors and homes/communities; fall incident investigation and reconstruction; knowledge gaps and emerging issues in protective technologies, vulnerable populations, prevention management, and implementation evaluation; and recommendations for fall protection research and fall mitigation. They also discuss injury and fatality data, falls among aging workforces, and global strategic goals for prevention and protection; human balance control, vision, lighting, behavior, physics, environments, and tribology; roofing, ladder use, scaffolding, aerial platforms, and fall arrest and rescue; risk recognition, hazard control, training, and practitioners' manuals; prevention applications in construction, health services, wholesale and retail trades, public safety, manufacturing, and homes and community settings; and fall forensics, investigation methods, and case examples. Contributors are occupational safety, engineering, and other specialists from North America, the UK, Asia, and Australia. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 547
Genre: Technology, Medical
Series Title: Human Factors and Ergonomics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Hongwei Hsiao
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2016
TCIN: 51834918
UPC: 9781482217148
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-9846
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