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Sacrificing Safety

Author : Aeon Sage
ISBN : 9781475986914
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a state where "majority rules" does not mean a state of democracy, a girl breaks all of the major rules, most significantly her own. In Sacrificing Safety, author Aeon Sage narrates her life story against the backdrop of the rules she believes she has broken-relating to sex, drugs, abortion, obsessions, and irrational reasoning. In this memoir, she shows how she sacrifices her safety in exchange for experiences that lead her to appreciate life more than she could imagine. A collection of journal entries and poems, Sacrificing Safety provides a glimpse into the mind of someone diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It tells how Sage coped with life's twists and turns and how she transformed these trials and tribulations into positive lessons. It documents her journey from girl to woman-to professional writer, professional caregiver, professional wife, and professional woman. Covering sensitive personal issues, Sacrificing Safety shares the best and worst moments of Sage's life as she makes sense of who she is.

Plant Hazard Analysis And Safety Instrumentation Systems

Author : Swapan Basu
ISBN : 9780128038215
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 79. 36 MB
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Plant Hazard Analysis and Safety Instrumentation Systems is the first book to combine coverage of these two integral aspects of running a chemical processing plant. It helps engineers from various disciplines learn how various analysis techniques, international standards, and instrumentation and controls provide layers of protection for basic process control systems, and how, as a result, overall system reliability, availability, dependability, and maintainability can be increased. This step-by-step guide takes readers through the development of safety instrumented systems, also including discussions on cost impact, basics of statistics, and reliability. Swapan Basu brings more than 35 years of industrial experience to this book, using practical examples to demonstrate concepts. Basu links between the SIS requirements and process hazard analysis in order to complete SIS lifecycle implementation and covers safety analysis and realization in control systems, with up-to-date descriptions of modern concepts, such as SIL, SIS, and Fault Tolerance to name a few. In addition, the book addresses security issues that are particularly important for the programmable systems in modern plants, and discusses, at length, hazardous atmospheres and their impact on electrical enclosures and the use of IS circuits. Helps the reader identify which hazard analysis method is the most appropriate (covers ALARP, HAZOP, FMEA, LOPA) Provides tactics on how to implement standards, such as IEC 61508/61511 and ANSI/ISA 84 Presents information on how to conduct safety analysis and realization in control systems and safety instrumentation

Mine Safety Health

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ISBN : MINN:31951000977577Q
Genre : Mine safety
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Review Of The 21st Century Truck Partnership Second Report

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309222471
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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In July 2010, the National Research Council (NRC) appointed the Committee to Review the 21st Century Truck Partnership, Phase 2, to conduct an independent review of the 21st Century Truck Partnership (21CTP). The 21CTP is a cooperative research and development (R&D) partnership including four federal agencies-the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-and 15 industrial partners. The purpose of this Partnership is to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, increase heavy-duty vehicle safety, and support research, development, and demonstration to initiate commercially viable products and systems. This is the NRC's second report on the topic and it includes the committee's review of the Partnership as a whole, its major areas of focus, 21CTP's management and priority setting, efficient operations, and the new SuperTruck program.

Dismantling The Bomb And Managing The Nuclear Materials

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ISBN : 0788102885
Genre : Disarmament
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Experts have been investigating how to use, control, or dispose of nuclear materials -- plutonium & highly enriched uranium -- that are recovered from dismantled warheads & could pose long-term environmental, safety, & health risks. This report analyzes the current programs & policies & evaluates the prospects for future success. Policy initiatives were presented: a national dismantlement policy; strengthening Dept. of Energy management; nuclear materials storage, & disposition; a new materials management organization; information access; & cooperation with Russia.

Automotive Fuel Economy

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ISBN : NAP:15588
Genre : Political Science
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Annotation Explores the technical, financial, psychological, environmental, and political factors weighing for and against significant improvement in gas mileage for American cars and light trucks. Acidic paper. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Sacrificing Women To Save The Family

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Advances In Physical Ergonomics And Safety

Author : Tareq Z. Ahram
ISBN : 9781439870389
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 49. 20 MB
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Based on recent research, this book discusses physical ergonomics, which is concerned with human anatomical, anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to physical activity. Topics include working postures, materials handling, repetitive movements, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, workplace layout, safety, and health.

Encyclopaedia Of Occupational Health And Safety The Body Health Care Management And Policy Tools And Approaches

Author : Jeanne Mager Stellman
ISBN : 9221098141
Genre : Electronic books
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Revised and expanded, this edition provides comprehensive coverage of occupational health and safety. A new CD-ROM version is available which provides the benefits of computer-assisted search capabilities.

Relationship Between Pavement Surface Texture And Highway Traffic Noise

Author : Roger L. Wayson
ISBN : 0309068215
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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