Safety and Health for Engineers

Author: Roger L. Brauer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119219187
Release Date: 2016-04-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition, addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions, as well as: Completely revises and updates all 38 chapters in the book New edition adds more than 110 stories and cases from practice to illustrate various topics or issues New topics on adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations; convergence of safety, health and environmental departments in many organizations; the concept of prevention through design; and emphasis on safety management systems and risk management and analysis Includes learning exercises and computational examples based on real world situations along with in-depth references for each chapter Includes a detailed solutions manual for academic adopters Covers the primary topics included in certification exams for professional safety, such as CSP/ASP

Safety and Health for Engineers

Author: Roger L. Brauer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119219156
Release Date: 2016-04-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition, addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions, as well as: Completely revises and updates all 38 chapters in the book New edition adds more than 110 stories and cases from practice to illustrate various topics or issues New topics on adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations; convergence of safety, health and environmental departments in many organizations; the concept of prevention through design; and emphasis on safety management systems and risk management and analysis Includes learning exercises and computational examples based on real world situations along with in-depth references for each chapter Includes a detailed solutions manual for academic adopters Covers the primary topics included in certification exams for professional safety, such as CSP/ASP

Safety and Health for Engineers

Author: Roger L. Brauer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471750925
Release Date: 2006-05-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The essential guide to blending safety and health with economical engineering Over time, the role of the engineer has evolved into a complex combination of duties and responsibilities. Modern engineers are required not only to create products and environments, but to make them safe and economical as well. Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide that helps engineers reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring safety in all facets of their work. It addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition, the human element of safety, and techniques for managing safety in engineering decisions. Like its successful predecessor, this Second Edition contains a broad range of topics and examples, detailed references to information and standards, real-world application exercises, and a significant bibliography of books for each chapter. Inside this indispensable resource, you'll find: * The duties and legal responsibilities for which engineers are accountable * Updated safety laws and regulations and their enforcement agencies * An in-depth study of hazards and their control * A thorough discussion of human behavior, capabilities, and limitations * Key instruction on managing safety and health through risk management, safety analyses, and safety plans and programs Additionally, Safety and Health for Engineers includes the latest legal considerations, new risk analysis methods, system safety and decision-making tools, and today's concepts and methods in ergonomic design. It also contains revised reference figures and tables, OSHA permissible exposure limits, and updated examples and exercises taken from real cases that challenged engineering designs. Written for engineers, plant managers, safety professionals, and students, Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition provides the information and tools you need to unite health and safety with economical engineering for safer technological solutions.

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists Engineers and Managers

Author: David L. Goetsch
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133484199
Release Date: 2014-01-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This comprehensive, extensively updated text covers all aspects of occupational safety and health in today’s global workplace. A major revision, Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers, 8e, presents new and revised regulations, emerging approaches and trends, updated statistics, and other new material of significant importance to students and practitioners in the field. Among the dozens of new topics covered: ROI for safety/health investments; Heinrich's theory; Worker's Compensation lawsuits; fall protection; hard hat ratings; PPE for cold work environments; indoor air quality investigations; fungal growth assessment; nanoscale materials; and noise reduction ratings. Clear, up-to-date, and logically sequenced, this text begins with historical perspective and overview, then covers laws and regulations; human elements; hazard assessment, prevention, and control; and key management issues. Each chapter contains case studies to promote classroom discussion; at least one safety fact or myth designed to engage students; and review questions to test mastery and promote critical thinking. Teaching and Learning Experience This book will help technologists, engineers, and managers quickly master today's best practices for occupational safety and health. It provides: The most comprehensive coverage available, fully reflecting the field's latest trends: Thoroughly prepares students for current and future realities in the field of occupational safety and health Supported with exceptional pedagogical features: Includes well-crafted chapter summaries, key terms and concepts, review questions, and many boxed features Combines theory and principles in realistic settings: Focuses on the new challenges of occupational safety and health in global workplace environments, and the changing roles of safety/health professionals

Environmental Safety and Health Engineering

Author: Gayle Woodside
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471109320
Release Date: 1997-05-26
Genre: Science

A complete guide to environmental, safety, and health engineering, including an overview of EPA and OSHA regulations; principles of environmental engineering, including pollution prevention, waste and wastewater treatment and disposal, environmental statistics, air emissions and abatement engineering, and hazardous waste storage and containment; principles of safety engineering, including safety management, equipment safety, fire and life safety, process and system safety, confined space safety, and construction safety; and principles of industrial hygiene/occupational health engineering including chemical hazard assessment, personal protective equipment, industrial ventilation, ionizing and nonionizing radiation, noise, and ergonomics.

Safety Professional s Reference and Study Guide

Author: W. David Yates
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439834862
Release Date: 2010-12-09
Genre: Science

While journals provide up-to-the minute information and textbooks prepare you for certification, maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. A collection of information drawn from textbooks, journals, and the author’s 25 years of experience, Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide provides, as the title implies, not just a study guide but a reference that has staying power on your library shelf. A single source for technical information, the book provides: A "quick desk reference" for the experienced, practicing safety professional in comprehensive or specialized practice A useful resource to supplement more in-depth textbooks for students A primary study resource for those individuals preparing to take the Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST), and the Construction Health and Safety Technologist (CHST) examination The book covers topics such as math review, ventilation, noise, gases and particulates, radiation, toxicology, industrial hygiene, biological hazards, thermal stressors, statistics, fire protection and prevention, accident investigation, mechanics, hydrostatics and hydraulics, electrical safety, engineering economy, and workers compensation. It provides step-by-step instructions on how to solve the equations and formulas on the exam and gives examples on how and when to use them. With roots that extend as far back as 1700 B.C., the safety profession has evolved over the centuries. Passage of legislation has highlighted the need for educated and knowledgeable professionals and changes in science and technology requires them to have a broad range of knowledge in areas such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, and chemistry. This book consolidates practical information and puts it within easy reach, saving you the time and trouble of searching through a myriad of resources to find what you need.

Agricultural Medicine

Author: Kelley J. Donham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118647202
Release Date: 2016-06-13
Genre: Medical

Newly updated, Agricultural Medicine: Rural Occupational Health, Safety, and Prevention, Second Editionis a groundbreaking and comprehensive textbook and reference for students and practitioners of public health, and professionals in the field of rural agricultural occupational health and safety. The book introduces specific occupational and environmental health and safety issues faced by agricultural workers and rural residents, and provides a roadmap to establishing sustainable worker and public health support in agricultural communities. Responding to reader demand, Agricultural Medicine, Second Edition now features more case studies, key point summaries, and new international perspective chapters comparing North American health and agricultural practices to those in Europe, the Asia Pacific, and South America. Agricultural health and safety engages a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, veterinarians, safety professionals, engineers, sociologists, epidemiologists, and psychologists, for whom this book serves as an essential resource.

Health Safety and Environmental Management in Offshore and Petroleum Engineering

Author: Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119221432
Release Date: 2016-02-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book shares the technical knowhow in the field of health, safety and environmental management, as applied to oil and gas industries and explains concepts through a simple and straightforward approach Provides an overview of health, safety and environmental (HSE) management as applied to offshore and petroleum engineering Covers the fundamentals of HSE and demonstrates its practical application Includes industry case studies and examples based on the author's experiences in both academia and oil and gas industries Presents recent research results Includes tutorials and exercises

The Safety and Health Handbook

Author: David L. Goetsch
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0136742432
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This convenient handbook focuses on the needs of non-safety professionals who have an interest in, or partial responsibility, for safety--e.g., managers, engineers, and technologists. It provides twenty consistent, quick-reference chapters, each focusing on a major concern of occupational safety and health and how it affects productivity, quality, and competitiveness on the job. Up-to-date research is integrated throughout in a down-to- earth manner, and Application Scenarios highlight management scenarios based on actual events that occurred in real organizations. Accidents Cost. OSHA. Workers' Compensation. Ergonomic Hazards. Stress Hazards. Machine Hazards. Falling and Lifting Hazards with Eye, Head, and Foot Protection. Temperature and Pressure Hazards. Electrical and Fire Hazards. Toxic Substance Hazards. Confined Spaces. Radiation Hazards. Noise and Vibration Hazards. Automation and Technology Hazards. Bloodborne Pathogens. Environmental Safety/ISO 14000. Workplace Violence Prevention. Emergency Preparation. Accident Investigation and Reporting. Safety Training. For non-safety professionals--managers, engineers, and technologists--who have an interest in, or partial responsibility, for safety on the job.

Safety in the Process Industries

Author: Ralph King
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483104997
Release Date: 2016-06-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Safety in the Process Industries tackles safety issues concerning the process industry. The book covers the various hazards, policies, and safety measures in the process industry. The first part of the text presents policies and case histories. Part II discusses the various hazards present in the process industry, such as electrical, fire, explosives, corrosive chemicals, and hardware. Part III tackles hazard control in design and maintenance. Part IV deals with other related topics that concern safety, such as management, safety training, and emergency planning. The book will be of great help to individuals involved in the management, development, planning, design, construction, operation, inspection, and maintenance of a process plant.

Chemical Engineering for Non Chemical Engineers

Author: Jack Hipple
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119309659
Release Date: 2017-01-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Outlines the concepts of chemical engineering so that non-chemical engineers can interface with and understand basic chemical engineering concepts Overviews the difference between laboratory and industrial scale practice of chemistry, consequences of mistakes, and approaches needed to scale a lab reaction process to an operating scale Covers basics of chemical reaction eningeering, mass, energy, and fluid energy balances, how economics are scaled, and the nature of various types of flow sheets and how they are developed vs. time of a project Details the basics of fluid flow and transport, how fluid flow is characterized and explains the difference between positive displacement and centrifugal pumps along with their limitations and safety aspects of these differences Reviews the importance and approaches to controlling chemical processes and the safety aspects of controlling chemical processes, Reviews the important chemical engineering design aspects of unit operations including distillation, absorption and stripping, adsorption, evaporation and crystallization, drying and solids handling, polymer manufacture, and the basics of tank and agitation system design

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

Author: Phil Hughes
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080970707
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Learn more about health and safety with this NEBOSH-endorsed textbook, written and designed specifically to help you pass your course. Matched to the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification) Practice NEBOSH questions and sample answers based on recent examinations at the end of each chapter allow you to test your knowledge and increase your understanding All relevant legislation is summarised for quick reference Introduction to Health and Safety at Work, 5th edition covers the basics of occupational safety and health. The book is the definitive handbook to the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from NEBOSH with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcomes and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter aid exam preparation. It is highly illustrated with over 60 new diagrams and photographs in full colour making learning easy for all. There is a companion website with editable training slides and illustrations to help tutors deliver health and safety courses. This book is a handy reference for managers and directors dealing with the day-to-day issues of health and safety and is also of great value to those studying for level 3 N/SVQ and the IOSH Managing Safely Award. It covers all the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and includes checklists, report forms and record sheets. In addition, useful topics outside the syllabus have been included and an additional chapter to cover other aspects of health and safety and related topics that many readers will find helpful on completion of the course – construction activities, environmental considerations and international issues New in this edition: Fully restructured in line with new 2010 NEBOSH syllabus Inclusion of a summary of the Report on Health and Safety 'Common Sense Common Safety' by Lord Young Gives particular regard to changes in legislation relating to the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations, the Control of Artificial Radiation at Work Regulations, Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP4) and the European Classification, Packaging and labelling regulations A chapter with guidance on searching the internet with a range of significant Occupational health and Safety Websites. There are dozens of internet references throughout the book Since the Practical Application NGC3 has been significantly revised, Chapter 20 includes a sample practical application based on the new scope and format A companion website with downloadable tutor and student support materials, including editable PowerPoint slides and a set of full colour electronic 'spot the hazard' inspection exercises is available at: www.routledge.com/cw/hughes Phil Hughes MBE, MSc, CFIOSH, is a former Chairman of NEBOSH (1995-2001), former President of IOSH (1990-1991) and runs his own consultancy. He received an MBE for services to health & safety and as a director of RoSPA, in the New Years Honours List 2005. Ed Ferrett PhD, BSc (Hons Eng), CEng, MIMechE, MIET, CMIOSH, is a former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses at Cornwall Business School of Cornwall College. He is a Chartered Engineer and a health and safety consultant.