Health & Fitness

Rethinking Hand Safety: Myths, Truths, and Proven Practices

Rethinking Hand Safety: Myths, Truths, and Proven Practices

Author: Joe Geng

Publisher: Lioncrest Publishing

ISBN: 1544506252

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 322

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Around the globe, hand injuries are the number one preventable industrial accident--in manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, you name it. But what actually works to protect workers' hands? What kind of training actually gets through? What causes a worker to act safely (or not) in the moment? Which stats are meaningful and which are useless? What infrastructure changes and PPE (personal protective equipment) decisions actually pay off? How do cultural issues play in? How have others reduced hand injuries by 50, even 90 percent? In Rethinking Hand Safety, author Joe Geng takes the tough questions to major companies, leading safety experts, veteran safety managers, industrial psychologists, independent trainers, glove designers, and on-the-line workers. The result is an eye-opening, perspective-shifting, hard-hitting manual for changing a company culture, altering worker attitudes, and finally doing hand safety right. This book is a must-read for safety managers, or anyone who wants to create a safer, better workplace.
Business & Economics

Rethinking Innovation and Design for Emerging Markets

Rethinking Innovation and Design for Emerging Markets

Author: Christophe Midler

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781351712033

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 178

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The authors have put together a fascinating narrative of the creation process of one of the most successful example of frugal engineering in recent years. They bring out insightful details of what managerial, organizational and technological pathways were taken to come up with a disruptive innovation that has the potential to change the entry-level automobile market in India and other emerging markets. The book significantly deepens and extends the knowledge of disruptive and reverse innovation, as well as of strategic alliance management. The book keeps the reader captive and is a must read for all who have an interest in innovation.
Technology & Engineering

Practical Food Safety

Practical Food Safety

Author: Rajeev Bhat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118474594

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 632

View: 763

The past few years have witnessed an upsurge in incidencesrelating to food safety issues, which are all attributed todifferent factors. Today, with the increase in knowledge andavailable databases on food safety issues, the world is witnessingtremendous efforts towards the development of new, economical andenvironmentally-friendly techniques for maintaining the quality ofperishable foods and agro-based commodities. The intensification offood safety concerns reflects a major global awareness of foods inworld trade. Several recommendations have been put forward byvarious world governing bodies and committees to solve food safetyissues, which are all mainly targeted at benefiting consumers. Inaddition, economic losses and instability to a particular nation orregion caused by food safety issues can be huge. Various‘non-dependent’ risk factors can be involved withregard to food safety in a wide range of food commodities such asfresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, poultry, meat and meat products.Additionally, food safety issues involves a wide array of issuesincluding processed foods, packaging, post-harvest preservation,microbial growth and spoilage, food poisoning, handling at themanufacturing units, food additives, presence of banned chemicalsand drugs, and more. Rapid change in climatic conditions is alsoplaying a pivotal role with regard to food safety issues, andincreasing the anxiety about our ability to feed the worldsafely. Practical Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and FutureDirections takes a multi-faceted approach to the subject offood safety, covering various aspects ranging from microbiologicalto chemical issues, and from basic knowledge to futureperspectives. This is a book exclusively designed to simultaneouslyencourage consideration of the present knowledge and futurepossibilities of food safety. This book also covers the classictopics required for all books on food safety, and encompasses themost recent updates in the field. Leading researchers haveaddressed new issues and have put forth novel research findingsthat will affect the world in the future, and suggesting how theseshould be faced. This book will be useful for researchers engaged in the field offood science and food safety, food industry personnel engaged insafety aspects, and governmental and non-governmental agenciesinvolved in establishing guidelines towards establishing safetymeasures for food and agricultural commodities.
Psychology

Rethinking Excessive Habits and Addictive Behaviors

Rethinking Excessive Habits and Addictive Behaviors

Author: Tony Bevacqua

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442248304

Category: Psychology

Page: 216

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Breaking new ground, Tony Bevacqua asks us to rethink the way we talk about and treat addictive behaviors. By examining our outdated notions about "addiction," Bevacqua offers an alternative perspective to the conventional one-size-fits-all mind-set.
Political Science

Rethinking School Choice

Rethinking School Choice

Author: Jeffrey R. Henig

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400821037

Category: Political Science

Page: 312

View: 503

Advocates of school vouchers and other choice proposals couch their arguments in the fashionable language of economic theory. Choice initiatives at all levels of government have succeeded, it is claimed, because they shift responsibility for education reform from government to market forces. This timely book disputes the appropriateness of the market metaphor as a guide to education policy.
Construction industry

CIB W99“建筑安全与健康的全球合作”国际会议论文集

CIB W99“建筑安全与健康的全球合作”国际会议论文集

Author: 方东平

Publisher: 清华大学出版社有限公司

ISBN: 7302132364

Category: Construction industry

Page: 684

View: 592

本书精选了CIB W99“建筑安全与健康的全球合作”国际会议论文75篇,涉及有关建筑安全与健康的法律、战略和发展规划,规范和标准,教育培训和持续学习,风险分析与决策,安全投资和效益,量测及定量分析,信息技术和自动控制的应用等内容。
Law

Rethinking Law, Regulation, and Technology

Rethinking Law, Regulation, and Technology

Author: Brownsword, Roger

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781800886476

Category: Law

Page: 272

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This insightful book presents a radical rethinking of the relationship between law, regulation, and technology. While in traditional legal thinking technology is neither of particular interest nor concern, this book treats modern technologies as doubly significant, both as major targets for regulation and as potential tools to be used for legal and regulatory purposes. It explores whether our institutions for engaging with new technologies are fit for purpose.
Education

Rethinking Classroom Management

Rethinking Classroom Management

Author: Patricia Sequeira Belvel

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452273990

Category: Education

Page: 249

View: 293

Provides new real-life examples, intervention techniques, and ready-to-use worksheets for addressing potential problems before learning is disrupted and demonstrates ways to foster student leadership in your classroom.
Religion

Rethinking Pluralism

Rethinking Pluralism

Author: Adam B. Seligman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199915279

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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The authors argue that resorting to rules and categories cannot adequately address the pervasive problems of ambiguity, difference, and boundaries - that is to say, the challenge of pluralism in our world. They show that alternative, more particularistic modes of dealing with ambiguity through ritual and shared experience may attune more closely with contemporary problems of living with difference.
House & Home

Rethink

Rethink

Author: Amanda Talbot

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452150437

Category: House & Home

Page: 311

View: 846

Discover design ideas that will help you rethink your space in terms of style and sustainable living. Rethink: The Way You Live inspires and challenges. Filled with evocative images of homes around the globe, the book illustrates how design game-changers are weaving age-old resourcefulness with new technology, creativity with sustainability to construct a more meaningful existence. We can think small (bringing more nature inside) or big (installing moving walls for multifunctional spaces), but the point is to rethink our design choices today for a more sustainable tomorrow. Beautiful and informative, Rethink reveals how to build a better world from the inside out.
Philosophy

Rethink

Rethink

Author: Amol Rajan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473532892

Category: Philosophy

Page: 352

View: 942

After darkness, there is always light In a time of increasing uncertainty, Rethink offers a guide to a much-needed global 'reset moment', with leading international figures giving us glimpses of a better future after the pandemic. Each contribution explores a different aspect of public and private life that can be re-examined - from Pope Francis on poverty and the Dalai Lama on the role of ancient wisdom to Brenda Hale on the courts and Tara Westover on the education divide; from Elif Shafak on uncertainty and Steven Pinker on Human Nature to Xine Yao on masks and Jarvis Cocker on environmental revolution. Collectively, they offer a roadmap for positive change after a year of unprecedented hardship. Based on the hit BBC podcast, and with introductions by presenter and journalist Amol Rajan, Rethink gives us the opportunity to consider what a better world might look like and reaffirms that after darkness there is always light. RETHINK List of contributors WHO WE ARE Carlo Rovelli - Rethinking Humanity Pope Francis - Rethinking Poverty Peter Hennessy - Rethinking Democracy Anand Giridharadas - Rethinking Capitalism Jared Diamond - Rethinking a Global Response Ziauddin Sardar - Rethinking Normality The Dalai Lama - Rethinking Ancient Wisdom C.K. Lal - Rethinking Institutions Jarvis Cocker - Rethinking an Environmental Revolution Clare Chambers - Rethinking the Body Steven Pinker - Rethinking Human Nature Tom Rivett-Carnac - Rethinking History Jonathan Sumption - Rethinking the State WHAT WE DO David Skelton - Rethinking Industry Emma Griffin - Rethinking Work Caleb Femi - Rethinking Education Gina McCarthy - Rethinking Activism Tara Westover - Rethinking the Education Divide Kwame Anthony Appiah - Rethinking the Power of Small Actions Charlotte Lydia Riley - Rethinking Universities K.K. Shailaja - Rethinking Development Samantha Power - Rethinking Global Governance KT Tunstall - Rethinking the Music Industry Rebecca Adlington - Rethinking the Athlete's Life Brenda Hale - Rethinking the Courts Nisha Katona - Rethinking Hospitality Katherine Granger - Rethinking the Olympics David Graeber - Rethinking Jobs James Harding - Rethinking News Carolyn McCall Rethinking Television HOW WE FEEL Mohammad Hanif - Rethinking Intimacy H.R. McMaster - Rethinking Empathy Carol Cooper - Rethinking Racial Equality Paul Krugman - Rethinking Solidarity Amonge Sinxoto - Rethinking Safety Reed Hastings - Rethinking Togetherness Kang Kyung-wha - Rethinking Accountability Lucy Jones - Rethinking Biophilia Colin Jackson - Rethinking Our Responsibility for Our Health Mirabelle Morah - Rethinking Ourselves Nicci Gerrard - Rethinking Old Age Brian Eno - Rethinking the Winners Jude Browne - Rethinking Responsibility Elif Shafak Rethinking Uncertainty HOW WE LIVE Amanda Levete - Rethinking How We Live Niall Ferguson - Rethinking Progress David Wallace-Wells - Rethinking Consensus Margaret MacMillan - Rethinking International Cooperation HRH The Prince of Wales - Rethinking Nature Onora O'Neill - Rethinking Digital Power Matthew Walker - Rethinking Sleep Henry Dimbleby - Rethinking How We Eat Eliza Manningham-Buller - Rethinking Health Inequality Pascal Soriot - Rethinking Medical Co-operation Xine Yao - Rethinking Masks George Soros - Rethinking Debt Mariana Mazzucato - Rethinking Value Douglas Alexander - Rethinking Economic Dignity WHERE WE GO Peter Frankopan - Rethinking Asia Stuart Russell - Rethinking AI DeRay McKesson - Rethinking the Impossible V.S. Ramachandran - Rethinking Brains Seb Emina - Rethinking Travel Aaron Bastani - Rethinking an Aging Population Rana Foroohar - Rethinking Data Anthony Townsend - Rethinking Robots
Social Science

Rethinking Visual Anthropology

Rethinking Visual Anthropology

Author: Marcus Banks

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300078544

Category: Social Science

Page: 324

View: 454

This text brings together a collection of essays by leading anthropologists, covering an entire range of visual representation and including discussions on the anthropology of art, the study of landscape, and the history of anthropology.