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Fall Prevention and Protection: Principles, Guidelines, and Practices includes timely and relevant research on falls and prevention. The scope includes six major sections focused on 1) risk and epidemiology, 2) science behind falls and injury risk, 3) research on slips, trips and falls, 4) practical applications and protections tools and methods, 5) fall incident investigation and reconstruction and 6) knowledge gaps, emerging issues and recommendations for future research.
Chapters within the six sections focus on construction trades and falls from elevations; healthcare environments with common slip, trip and fall incidents; and falls in elderly and elder care environments.
“The text would be a great resource for course work for students in safety science or engineering programs. It could also serve seasoned professionals as a cutting edge reference tool with short chapters focused on specific aspects of falls, prevention and research.” — Amy H. Snow, CIH
|Page length:||547 pages|