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ISBN: 0833045571, 9780833045577
Authors: Tom Latourrette, John Mendeloff
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: benefit, cost, trade, offs, effectiveness, implementation, workplace, safety, health, programs, mandatory
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In 1998, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began work on developing a standard that would have required all workplaces to establish a safety and health program, which uses management tools that address general behaviors and procedures to reduce the risk of occupational injuries and illnesses. Although some states already had such programs in place, OSHA argued that worksites......
Author: Patricia M. Dinneen
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: conflicting, goals, tradeoffs, technologies, new, telecommunications, choosing
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This paper presents a general framework to explain how tradeoffs between conflicting goals may influence the choice of new telecommunications technologies.Six goals are considered:(1) economic efficiency, (2) security and privacy, (3) reliability and quality of service, (4) industrial stability, (5) international comity, and (6) technological innovation.Results of a case study involving a new tech......
Author: J. R. Nelson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: turbine, aircraft, engines, applications, methodology, acquisition, analysis, schedule, cost, tradeoffs, risk, performance
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This report discusses two applications of a cost-estimating model that incorporates quantitative measures of an engine's performance.A summary measure, called time of arrival (TOA), can be used in the decisionmaking process to trade off performance, schedule, and cost during the conceptual phase of aircraft turbine engines.The author briefly reviews the TOA measure and cost-estimating methodologie......
ISBN: 1409944573, 9781409944577
Authors: Georges Darien, By (author) Edouard Dubus
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Keywords: georges, darien, edouard, dubus, press, dodo, vrais, sous, offs, les
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Title Les Vrais Sous-Offs (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) Georges Darien, By (author) Edouard DubusPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 48Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 2 mmWeight: 85 gAudience General/tradeLanguage FrenchISBN ISBN 13: 9781409944577ISBN 10: 1409944573Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: T3.4BICMainSubject: CTBPu......
Author: Brian Michael Jenkins
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Keywords: platforms, offshore, threats, potential
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Increasingly spectacular acts of terrorism have led to growing concern that terrorists will move beyond the symbols of society and directly attack its technological and industrial targets, including offshore oil platforms. This paper, prepared for inclusion in Vol. 8 of TVI Report and in the World Air and Seaport Defence and Security Handbook for 1989, reviews past threats and incidents that have ......
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