Drawn from the one of the world's finest collections of cycling artifacts, Goggles & Dust collects over 100 stunning photographs from competitive cycling's heyday. Spanning the 1920s and '30s, Goggles & Dust: Images from Cycling's Glory Days celebrates the grit and determination of the bicycle racing pioneers who established the records, traditions, and distinct flavors of Europe's most hallowed races. The spirit of these hardy competitors was perhaps matched only by the resolve of the remarkable photographers who prevailed in all imaginable conditions, situations, altitudes and latitudes to capture unforgettable prints of the racers at work and play. From Alpine panoramas to hair-raising crashes and idyllic roadside celebrations, the gorgeous restored photographs in Goggles & Dust--most unseen since their original publication in the newspapers and magazines of the day--provide an indelible and delightful record of a more carefree and adventurous time.
Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition, addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions, as well as: Completely revises and updates all 38 chapters in the book New edition adds more than 110 stories and cases from practice to illustrate various topics or issues New topics on adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations; convergence of safety, health and environmental departments in many organizations; the concept of prevention through design; and emphasis on safety management systems and risk management and analysis Includes learning exercises and computational examples based on real world situations along with in-depth references for each chapter Includes a detailed solutions manual for academic adopters Covers the primary topics included in certification exams for professional safety, such as CSP/ASP
Author: National Industrial Fuel Efficiency Service (Great Britain)
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The popularity of the Boiler Operators Handbook has prompted the issue of this revised and completely updated edition, which examines the change of emphasis from coal-fired to oil- and gas-fired boilers. The new Boiler Operators Handbook will help the operator carry out his important work with skill and efficiency. The good management of a boiler plant should ensure the production of good quality steam in a safe and fuel-efficient manner to minimise air pollution. All these issues are emphasized throughout the new edition. The NIFES consulting group has been responsible for the training of boiler operators since 1954, and this high level of experience is combined with the very latest technological advances to make this new edition essential reading for the boiler operator.
A valuable and comprehensive safety reference for any organization working with or around electricity. This comprehensive guide informs working professionals in multiple industries, such as manufacturing, processing, or energy, about safety procedures that should be used on the job. It informs the reader about the hazards in the work place and what to do to make sure he/she is protected. The Handbook of International Electrical Safety Practices presents readers with the proper organizational skills needed to avoid hazardous injuries, details environmental monitoring techniques, and discusses how to ensure that proper protection is used on the job. The authors cover not only obvious electrical safety considerations, such as exposed wires and evacuation plans, but everything related to electrical safety, such as air quality, sound level, and radiation. This reference provides the most comprehensive coverage for any company to keep employees informed and to keep their work environment safe. The Handbook of International Electrical Safety Practices: Contains working plans and templates for evaluating safety proceduresand conditions in the plant Covers common hazards and how to avoid them, such as radiation, noise, air quality, fire, and electric shock Gives a comprehensive view of workers' rights and international regulations Goes beyond regulations and laws to provide a workable blueprint for creating a safe industrial environment
DIY Projects for Adorable and Rustic Decor, Storage, Lighting, Gifts and Much More
Author: Lauren Elise Donaldson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
VINTAGE MASON JARS, MODERN STYLE Packed with dozens of easy do-it yourself projects, this book shows how to transform the forever fashionable Mason jar into everything from a festive party decoration or fun children’s toy to an elegant wedding favor or useful home decoration, including: • Cake Stand • Calligraphy Drink Glasses • Holiday Candelabra • Terrarium • Night Light • Piggy Bank • Clock • Herb Garden • Animal Hooks With helpful instructions and over 150 step-by-step photos, Mason Jar Crafts will have you fashioning inexpensive and stylish projects in no time.
An African Semiotic System in Comparative Perspective
Author: Bennetta Jules-Rosette
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Tourist art may be a billion dollar business. Nevertheless, such art is despised. What is worse, the "bad" culture is seen as driving out the "good. " Commer cialization is assumed to destroy traditional arts and crafts, replacing them with junk. The process is seen as demeaning to artists in the traditional societies, who are seduced into a type of whoredom: unfeeling production of false beauty for money. The arts remain problematic for the social sciences. Sociology textbooks treat the arts as subordinate reflections of social forces, norms, or groups. An thropology textbooks conventionally isolate the arts in a separate chapter, failing to integrate them with analyses of kinship, economics, politics, language, or biology. Textbooks reflect the guiding theories, which emphasize such factors as modes of production, patterns of thought, or biological and normative con straints, but their authors have not adequately formulated the aesthetic dimen sion. One may compare the theoretical status of the arts to that of religion. After the contributions by Emile Durkheim and Max Weber, the sociology of religion is well established, but where is a Durkheim or Weber for the sociology of art? What is true of the social sciences in general holds for understanding of modernization in the Third World. These processes and those places are analyzed economically, politically, and socially, but the aesthetic dimension is treated in isolation, if at all, and is poorly grasped in relation to the other forces.