Book: Signs and Symbols in the Workplace and Public (Nov 2011)

Editors: Annie W.Y. Ng and Alan H.S. Chan
To be published by Nova Science Publishers in 2013
Deadline for abstracts: 30 Nov 2011
Contact: sswp2013@gmail.com

Objectives:
Signs and symbols are one of the possible safety precaution measures that can be taken to attempt to reduce accidents and injuries in workplaces and public areas. They are also used to deliver regulations, directions, navigations and guidance in all locations and all sectors where the public has access. In this book, we aim at gathering the latest research and case studies on the design, evaluation, planning and management of signs and symbols in workplaces and public areas. Readership is international and includes professionals like academics, ergonomists, designers, health and safety specialists, organizational psychologists, facilities practitioners, and urban and infrastructure planners would be of interest. The book is also aimed at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students who are taking a course in information design and facilities management. The book will be organized in self-contained chapters to provide greatest reading flexibility.

Submission Guidelines:
Researchers and practitioners are kindly invited to email a preliminary title and a short abstract (100 – 400 words) of your chapter to sswp2013@gmail.com before November 30, 2011. Should your abstract be selected, the full chapter (5000 – 6000 words) will have to be submitted before April 30, 2012.

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About Fil Salustri
I'm a design methodologist and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Adjectives that describe me include: secular humanist, meritocrat, and long-winded. Some people call me a positivist too, as if that were a bad thing. Go figure. My real home page is http://deseng.ryerson.ca/~fil.

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