Life and Death at Work: Industrial Accidents as a Case of Socially Produced Error

Hardcover | October 31, 1991

byTom Dwyer

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Presenting a new theory of accident prevention, the author sheds light on an area that attracts vast resources--government inspection, legislation, and attention from a multitude of disciplines--because the risks not only to workers, but to huge civilian populations and the environment are ever-increasing. Dwyer details how a comprehensive sociological analysis can help reduce the frequency of industrial accidents. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Presenting a new theory of accident prevention, the author sheds light on an area that attracts vast resources--government inspection, legislation, and attention from a multitude of disciplines--because the risks not only to workers, but to huge civilian populations and the environment are ever-increasing. Dwyer details how a comp...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:333 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:October 31, 1991Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306439492

ISBN - 13:9780306439490

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