New Safety Resources Catalog
Choose from a wide variety of technical publications covering every facet of safety –from accident investigation, to BCSP exam preparation materials, to the best in safety management. ASSE is certain to have the resources needed for any SH&E professional. We also offer a full collection of standards available in both hard copy and electronic copy. This is just a sample of the many resources ASSE has to offer.
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New! Safety Engineering 4th Edition
A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety. In addition to thoroughly updating and revising the wide range of topics that are fundamental to the safety profession, this edition includes many new topics, including: a national safety initiative; a global emphasis on safety; new focus on human error; the case for “business safety”; and safety through design. Dr. John W. Mroszczyk, the new Editor for this fourth edition, has authored an entire chapter on the last topic, “Prevention Through Design,” which posits that injuries and fatalities can be reduced by incorporating safety engineering principles into products and projects early in the design stages. There is also an updated and revised chapter of case studies to provide practical examples of the principles discussed in the book. More...
ASSE Introduces Eight
New College and University Texts
The eight textbooks, drawing from both volumes of The Safety Professionals Handbook, Second Edition, were developed from a survey of Handbook authors who are university instructors. All of the chapters in the books contain review questions. The titles are:
Environmental Safety and Health Regulations
Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering
Hazard Prevention Through Effective Safety and Health Training
Hazardous Material and Hazard Communication
Industrial Fire Protection
Principles of Industrial Safety
Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Workplace Health Hazards
Workplace Hazard Prevention Management
An Instructor's Guide as well as the illustrations (in jpeg format) for each text are available from ASSE.
Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the 3 to 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life
World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives you the lab-tested tools necessary to create a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life through a process she calls "the upward spiral." You’ll discover:
- What positivity is, and why it needs to be heartfelt to be effective
- The ten sometimes surprising forms of positivity
- Why positivity is more important than happiness
- How positivity can enhance relationships, work, and health, and how it relieves depression, broadens minds, and builds lives
- The top-notch research that backs the 3-to-1 "positivity ratio" as a key tipping point
- That your own sources of positivity are unique and how to tap into them
- How to calculate your current positivity ratio, track it, and improve it
The old saying is wrong—winners do quit, and quitters do win.
Every new project (or job, or hobby, or company) starts out exciting and fun. Then it gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point—really hard, and not much fun at all.
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