Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors

Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Safety Management and Human Factors , July 27-31, 2016, Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA

  • Pedro Arezes

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 491)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Safety Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Walter F. M. Correia, Sérgio Ximenes da Silva, Fábio F. C. Campos, Marina L. N. Barros
      Pages 21-28
    3. Ana Quintas, Henrique Vicente, Paulo Novais, António Abelha, M. Filipe Santos, José Machado et al.
      Pages 29-39
    4. Nektarios Karanikas, Pedram Soltani, Robert J. de Boer, Alfred L.C. Roelen
      Pages 53-63
    5. Luciana Gusmao, Catarina Silva, Filomena Carnide
      Pages 65-74
    6. LuAnn Sims, Gerard Davis, Richard Sesek, Sean Gallagher, Mark Schall, Prafful Bhardwaj
      Pages 89-100
    7. Valdir A. Pereira Junior, Matheus F. Sanches, Leonardo C. Botega, Caio S. Coneglian, Natália Oliveira, Regina B. Araújo
      Pages 101-113
    8. Cristina Caramelo Gomes, Sandra Preto
      Pages 115-127
    9. César Coelho, Paulo Oliveira, Emídio Maia, Jorge Maia, Mónica Dias-Teixeira
      Pages 139-151
    10. Vikramjit Singh, Arshveer Singh, Prabhdeep Kaur
      Pages 153-161
    11. Natália Oliveira, Fábio Rodrigues Jorge, Jéssica Souza, Valdir Pereira Júnior, Leonardo Botega
      Pages 173-184

About these proceedings


This book discusses the latest findings towards ensuring people’s safety, health, and welfare at work. It crosses different disciplines, such as work physiology, health informatics, workplace design, injury prevention, and occupational psychology. It presents new strategies for safety management, including accident prevention methods, such as performance testing and participatory ergonomics. The book, which is based on the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Safety Management and Human Factors, held on July 27-31, 2016, in Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA, provides readers, including decision makers in government and public authorities, with a timely snapshot of the state of the art in the field of safety, health and welfare management. It also addresses agencies such as OSHA and NIOSH as well as other professionals dealing with occupational safety and health. 


Injury Prevention Workplace Design Prevention in the Workplace Participatory Ergonomics Risk Management Risk Assessment Safety Management Workplace Safety Construction Safety Participatory Ergonomics Work-related Musculoskeletal Resilience Engineering Ergonomic Assessment Program Noise Exposure Hearing Protection Risk Assessment Methods Occupational Accidents AHFE 2016 Proceedings

Editors and affiliations

  • Pedro Arezes
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-41928-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-41929-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-5357
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-5365
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