9780132397605

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132397605

  • ISBN10:

    0132397609

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Known for its comprehensive coverage, this book covers all aspects of occupational safety and health in todayrs"s global workplace. The book follows a logical sequence that provides a historical perspective and overview, covers the laws and regulations, discusses the human element, examines hazard assessment, prevention, and control, and covers management of safety and health. This edition features updated OSHA standards and contemporary topics such as safety culture, safetyrs"s role in global competitiveness, workplace violence, natural disasters and terrorism.Includes the most up-to-date coverage of occupational safety and health, including: The global impact of accidents and injuries; Obesity and accident causation; Common accident investigation mistakes to avoid; Participatory ergonomics; Preventing arc flash injuries; Emergency planning for workers with disabilities; Safely resuming business after a disaster; Occupational safety and health management systems (OSHMS); Safety as a promotion tool.An excellent reference for all industries.

Table of Contents

Historical Perspective and Overview
Safety Movement, Then and Now
Accidents and Their Effects
Theories of Accident Causation
Roles and Professional Certifications for Safety and Health Professionals
Safety, Culture, and Competition in the Global Marketplace
Laws and Regulations
The OSHA Act, Standards, and Liability
Workers Compensation
Accident Investigation and Reporting
Product Safety and Liability
The Human Element
Ergonomics: Musculoskeletal Disorders ( MSDs) and Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs)
Stress and Safety
Safety and Health Training
Violence in the Workplace
Hazard Assessment Prevention and Control
Mechanical Hazards and Safeguarding
Falling, Impact, Acceleration, Lifting, and Vision Hazards
Hazards of Temperature Extremes
Pressure hazards
Electrical Hazards
Fire Hazards and Life Safety
Industrial Hygiene, Toxic Substances, and Confined Spaces
Radiation Hazards: Ionizing and Non-Ionizing
Noise and Vibration Hazards
Computers, Automation, and Robots
Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace
Management of Safety and Health
Preparing for Emergencies and Terrorism
Ethics and Safety
Hazard Analysis, Prevention, and Management
Promoting Safety and Health
Environmental Safety, Environmental management, and ISO 14000
TSM: Total Safety Management
Establishing a Safety-Friendly Corporate Culture
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