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Slip, Trip, And Fall Prevention

RRP $260.99

More than one million people suffer from a slip, trip, or fall each year and 17,700 died as a result of falls in 2005. They are the number one preventable cause of loss in the workplace and the leading cause of injury in public places. Completely revised, Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition demonstrates how, with proper design and maintenance, many of these events can be prevented.

This well-illustrated and carefully researched volume covers standards and best practices for facility design, effective management control programs, test methods and standards relating to pedestrian safety, and slip resistance methods in the U.S. and abroad. It includes checklists, handouts, case studies, rich online resources, and an extensive bibliography.

See what's new in the Second Edition:

  • Enhanced photographs and tables, profiles of online resources, updated examples, case studies, and sidebars
  • A new chapter on the unique hazards and controls to protect staff and patrons in food service
  • A new chapter on known parameters and causes of patient falls, assessment methods, and methods for reduction of staff falls
  • Discussion of flooring and floor maintenance, cleaning products and methods, outsourcing, and maintenance
  • Coverage of management controls, a holistic approach to integrating slip/fall prevention controls into existing functions, hazard mapping, and electronic inspection systems
  • Physical aspects of rubber walkways surfaces, expanded floor mats, new stairway statistics, visibility, and design
  • Roughness measurements, perception of slipperiness, overseas standards, profiles of high risk industries, and accident investigation

Contrary to popular belief, most slips and falls are not due to carelessness. This handbook examines the many options available in the design and maintenance of facilities that can reduce or eliminate the potential for slips and falls.


Where Are The Stones That Tripped Me? A Personal Journey

RRP $56.99

In "Where Are the Stones that Tripped Me?" you are invited to take a walk with the author as she reflects on her own journey in life. In this simple, honest reflection of her very ordinary, yet deeply spiritual life the author combines poetry and prose to reflect on the sufferings of Christ and how we can relate His path to the roads we all travel; journeys that are wondrous, yet difficult; rewarding, yet painful; sad, yet joyous. As you read the author's feelings on her own personal life experiences and that of others you will be drawn into contemplation of your own life experiences that you will discover may be very different, but surprisingly similar; unique, yet the same. You will be invited to consider how and why life has led you down the road you are on, learning from and letting go of the past and looking forward to a future free of worry with complete trust in God, who lovingly takes the good and the bad experiences of our lives to ultimately orchestrate His will. For all of us, some paths in life are very smooth; others more difficult littered with stones that trip us and cause us to fall. But if we can remain focused on where we are going, allowing Christ to guide us moving forward, to help us up when we trip and fall, it's amazing what we will see when we look back on our journey....Where are the stones that tripped us?


Twyla's Last Trip

RRP $16.99

The romantic comedy, Twyla's Last Trip, is first in the Short On Time Books series: fast-paced and fun novels for readers in the go. Twenty eight-year old, Lucinda Starr is an uptight research psychologist, whose deadline to complete her doctoral dissertation is completely derailed by her estranged mother, Twyla Starr's sudden death. Lucinda must take her mother's ashes on a road trip on Route 66, in order to fulfill the requirements of her will and inherit her fortune. To make matters worse, Lucinda finds herself forced to travel across the country with her mother's easygoing country lawyer, T.J. Yates, who drives her crazy, and his drooling bloodhound, Dakota, who Lucinda finds revolting.


The Road Paved In Pink

RRP $12.99

HELP and HOPE in a time of need.Lovey's nightmare has begun. She's been thrust into a terrifying and confusing journey, joining the nearly 250,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. If Lovey is fortunate, she has an excellent support team, also known as Angels. The Road Paved in Pink: A Practical and Personal Guide for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones offers Lovey and her Angels the comprehensive guidance needed to withstand the challenges ahead. Readers will be empowered by the love and support of the many others who have already traveled the same bumpy road. The Road Paved in Pink introduces Lovey's Angel, created in honor of the unsung heroes of breast cancer-the caregivers, supporters, and cheerleaders. Angel is the one who trudges along beside Lovey, steadies her when she stumbles, and picks her up when she falls. Angel can be Lovey's spouse, parent, child, sibling, or BFF. But Lovey's Angel extends far beyond breast cancer and into every debilitating disease, otherwise known as the "ribbon" diseases. Honor an Angel you know, connect with other Angels, or purchase Angel products at loveysangel.com. Author Bio:The Road Paved in Pink is Part 2 of Shirley Alarie's Breast Cancer Series, serving to heighten awareness of breast cancer reconstruction options. Losing the Girls: My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond is her educational and inspirational memoir, written to entertain as well as spread awareness of nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM). Her website identifies some of the hospitals that perform this surgery. Contact or follow her at shirleyalarie.com or Facebook. Or join her on Facebook to celebrate God's presence in our world at Finding God Among Us.


Reasons Why I Could Never Be A Stripper

RRP $13.99

Provocative subject matter meets its literary match in Bitsy Sanders' second chapbook. Aside from the striking title piece, this compilation of essay and poetry explores the topics of unsolicited nudies, chivalry, penmanship, curvaceous women, the atrocious eating habits of co-workers in the workplace, among many others. Sanders keeps her readers on the level, delivering each piece in a style that is both entertaining and imaginative. Although we should note you should probably be at least seventeen years of age to read select pieces, there is something to strike just about any fancy in reasons why i could never be a stripper.



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