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Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering

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9783527329953

ISBN10:
3527329951
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
4/1/2013
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Wiley-VCH
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Summary

The only one-stop source for loss prevention principles, policies, practices, programs and methodology presented from an engineering vantage point. As such, this handbook presents the engineering needs for manufacturing, construction, mining, defense, health care, transportation and quantification, covering the topics to a depth that allows for their functional use while providing additional references should more information be required. The reference nature of the book allows any engineers or other professionals in charge of safety concerns to find the information needed to complete their analysis, project, process, or design.

Author Biography

Joel M. Haight, Ph.D., P.E., is the Branch Chief of the Human Factors Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) at their Pittsburgh Office of Mine Safety and Health Research. For the nearly 10 years prior to this appointment, Dr. Haight served as an Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. He has a Ph.D. and Master?s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering both from Auburn University. Dr. Haight worked as a manager and an environmental and safety engineer for the Chevron Corporation for 18 years, prior to joining the faculty at Penn State. He has nearly 40 peer-reviewed publications and is the editor-in-chief of the American Society of Safety Engineer?s -The Safety Professionals Handbook. He is a professional member of American Society of Safety Engineers, American Industrial Hygiene Association and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Table of Contents

PROCESS SAFETY AND SYSTEM SAFETY ENGINEERING
Analytical methods
Management of change
Mechanical integrity
Operating procedures
Training
Employee participation
Contractor safety
Pre-start up safety reviews
PERMIT TO WORK SYSTEMS
Hot work
Confined space entry
Lock out/
Tag out systems
HUMAN ENGINEERING
Ergonomics
Work Physiology
Cognitive and Human Factors Engineering
Engineering Management for Loss Prevention Engineering
Design and Analysis of Protective Systems and Personal Protective Equipment
FALL PROTECTION
TRENCHING AND EXCAVATION
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Occupational Health and Environmental Engineering
Hazard Identification and Analysis
Engineering Economics of Loss Prevention
Fire Protection Engineering
General Security and Homeland Security


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