Safety, Health, and Environment

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-04-21
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Safety, Health and Environment is designed to teach readers about the various safety, health and environmental issues associated with the process industries.  This book includes a variety of topics including, hazard recognition, types of hazards, cyber security, engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment, safety-related equipment, first aid, and governmental regulations. Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience.  This book is appropriate for high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities that offer safety, health and environment courses.   The Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT) currently offers several instructor manuals and student workbooks for their books. Currently these must be PURCHASED by the instructor or institution. These materials, order forms, and pricing, can be viewed and purhcased at this website:http://www.captech.org/curriculum/products.php

Table of Contents

Introduction to Safety, Health and Environment
Types of Hazards and their Effects
Recognizing Chemical Hazards
Recognizing Biological Hazards
Equipment and Energy Hazards
Fire and Explosion Hazards
Pressure, Temperature, and Radiation Hazards
Hazardous Atmospheres and Respiration Hazards
Working Area and Height Hazards
Hearing and Noise Hazards
Construction, Maintenance, and Tool Hazards
Vehicle and Transportation Hazards
Natural Disasters and Inclement Weather
Physical Security and Cyber Security
Recognizing Ergonomic Hazards
Recognizing Environmental Hazards
Introduction to Hazard Controls
Engineering Controls: Alarms and Indicator Systems
Engineering Controls: Process Containment and Process Upset Controls
Administrative Controls: Programs and Practices
Permitting Systems
Personal Protective Equipment and First Aid
Monitoring Equipment
Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Response Equipment
Government/Regulatory and Industry Resources
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