Construction Safety and the Osha Standards

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-08-09
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This new offering tackles issues and standards relating to construction safety. Written to address the complexities of todayrs"s job sites, it prepares students to handle all of the safety, health, and compliance responsibilities of even the largest construction projects. Divided into three parts, it covers not only the construction-related OSHA standards, but also essential safety topics such as accident causation theories and ethics and safety. Using key words, review questions, and end-of-chapter activities, it helps those individuals who are responsible for safety and health in one of the most potentially dangerous industriesthe construction industry.

Table of Contents

Theories and Concepts
Cost of Accidents: Why Safety is Important
Role of Construction Personnel in Safety and Health
Accident Causation Theories
Ethics and Safety
Workers' Compensation
OSHA Compliance
Osha's Construction Standard and Related Safety Practices
Subparts A through E and Related Safety Practices
Subparts F through J and Related Safety Practices
Subparts K through O and Related Safety Practices
Subparts P through U and Related Safety Practices
Subparts V through Z and Related Safety Practices
Application On The Job
Construction Safety and Health: Program and Policies
Job Safety and Hazard Analysis
Accident Investigation, Reporting, and Record Keeping
Emergency Response Plan
Preventing Violence in the Workplace
Promoting Safety
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