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Industrial Safety and Health Management

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-01-02
  • Publisher: Pearson
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For senior/graduate-level courses in Industrial Safety, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology, and Operations Management.


An engaging approach to time-tested concepts in industrial safety and health

With a unique, engaging approach, Industrial Safety and Health Management, 7th Edition combines an exploration of the time-tested concepts and techniques of safety and health management with a modern perspective on compliance, mandatory standards for workplace safety and health, and a variety of solved problems and exercises. Current, relevant content holds readers’ interest, while numerous case studies apply major concepts to real-life scenarios and problems. The 7th Edition covers the sweeping changes to the Hazard Communication standard with the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and incorporates a variety of new and important topics in industrial safety, including the gig economy, Big Data, and the impact of fatigue on workers’ health.

Author Biography

Dr. C. Ray Asfahl is Emeritus Professor of Industrial Engineering at University of Arkansas. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and a Certified Safety Professional. With over 45 years experience in Industrial Safety he has served as Industrial Consultant in most of the 50 states. He has served on the Standards Development Committee of the American Society of Safety Engineers. His books, in seven editions in English, are in use throughout the world. Some editions of his books have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Korean.


David Rieske is an industrial engineer and has worked in manufacturing in the areas of production and health and safety. David has driven identification and reduction/elimination of hazards through real world engineering applications and processes. David teaches at the University of Arkansas in Industrial Safety and Health Administration and also works in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry.

Table of Contents

1. The Safety and Health Manager

2. Development of the Safety and Health Function

3. Concepts of Hazard Avoidance

4. Impact of Federal Regulation

5. Information Systems

6. Process Safety and Disaster Preparedness

7. Buildings and Facilities

8. Ergonomics

9. Health and Toxic Substances

10. Environmental Control and Noise

11. Flammable and Explosive Materials

12. Personal Protection and First Aid

13. Fire Protection

14. Materials Handling and Storage

15. Machine Guarding

16. Welding

17. Electrical Hazards

18. Construction


Appendix A: OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits

Appendix B: Medical Treatment

Appendix C: First-Aid Treatment

Appendix D: Classification of Medical Treatment

Appendix E: Highly Hazardous Chemicals, Toxics, and Reactives

Appendix F: North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code

Appendix G: States Having Federally Approved State Plans for Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Enforcement

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