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

Implementation of Safety and Health on Construction Sites

Author: Amarjit Singh
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9058090361
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The text offers 123 articles on recent research and practice in construction safety, from 19 developed countries. Topics covered include: safety management and planning; education and training; innovative safety technology; site safety, and progra...

Safety and Health Requirements Manual

Author: Robert H. Griffin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788170155
Release Date: 1999-05
Genre:

Prescribes the safety & health requirements for all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers activities & operations. It applies to major subordinate commands, districts, laboratories, & field operating activities. Applicability extends to occupational exposure for missions under the command of the Chief of Engineers, whether accomplished by military, civilian, or contractor personnel. Includes 19 appendices on such topics as minimum basic outline for accident prevention plan; emergency operations; crane & derrick inspection criteria; medical surveillance requirements for all activities, & more. Metric conversion table. List of acronyms.

Industrial Safety and Health for Administrative Services

Author: Charles D. Reese
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420053833
Release Date: 2008-10-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Industrial Safety and Health for Administrative Services constitutes a much-needed source for the identification and prevention of most of the injuries and illnesses occurring in the financial and information sectors. The text thoroughly explains the issues of office health management, major safety and electrical hazards, and emergency response to violence. This volume: Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations as an integral part of each chapter Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards Includes a checklist and other tools to assist in assuring the achievement of a safer workplace, free from safety and health hazards This comprehensive resource also covers office ergonomics in preventing physical injuries due to overexertion, lifting, slips, and falls. It provides a valuable tool for managers trying to maintain a safe and healthy office environment in the areas of professional, scientific, and technical services.

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.

Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Services

Author: Charles D. Reese
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420053795
Release Date: 2008-10-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Services focuses on the safety requirements of the wholesale and retail trades, including warehousing. This detailed text describes the hazards associated with chemicals, compressed gases, and fire. In addition to discussing the ergonomics behind hand tools, ladders, machine guarding, material handling, and industrial trucks, the book: Addresses interventions and preventive approaches to help ensure a safe workplace Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards Includes safety checklists and other tools for immediate use Identifies energy source exposures, potential hazards, and applicable regulations This resource provides a comprehensive review of applicable safety standards that impact these industries, and addresses how to work with OSHA to comply with its regulations. This text is a valuable reference for promoting safety in the workplace, and every manager in these fields would benefit from a copy.

Safety and Health in the Iron and Steel Industry

Author: International Labour Office
Publisher: International Labour Organization
ISBN: 9221175359
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Science

Provides government, employers and workers with globally applicable guidelines, based on international labour instruments and established industry best practice, for addressing specific occupational hazards in the iron and steel industry.

Industrial Safety and Health for People Oriented Services

Author: Charles D. Reese
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 142005385X
Release Date: 2008-10-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Industrial Safety and Health for People-Oriented Services focuses on the safety requirements of the tertiary sector of industry’s education, health, and hospitality services. This is an instruction manual on managing a safe and healthy environment— one free of biological, chemical, and ergonomics hazards – while adhering to OSHA regulations. In addition to addressing interventions and preventive approaches to help ensure a safe workplace and applicable safety standards, this book: Explains workplace fire prevention relating to hot processes and radiation (both ionizing and non-ionizing) Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations as an integral part of each chapter Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards Contains a checklist and other tools to assist in assuring a safer workplace This must-have guide covers workplace emergency planning, customer and coworker safety, health, security, and violence in the workplace. It is an essential tool for keeping service industry employees protected and should sit in every service manager’s library.

Industrial Safety and Health for Infrastructure Services

Author: Charles D. Reese
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420053817
Release Date: 2008-10-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Industrial Safety and Health for Infrastructure Services provides an in-depth look into the areas of transportation, utilities, administrative, waste management, and remediation. It covers OSHA regulations in reference to the major safety and health hazards associated within these five fields. This user-friendly text: Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards Includes a checklist and other tools to assist in assuring the achievement of a safer workplace, reasonably free from safety and health hazards Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations as integral parts of each chapter The content describes the safety hazards applied to chemical waste, confined spaces, electrical hazards, excavations/trenches, falls, flammable gases, and machine safety (motor vehicle and power tools). It also discusses the occupational illnesses that transpire in the service industry, while placing emphasis on the prevention of these exposures to help ensure a safer workplace.

Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health

Author: Mark A. Friend
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781598889833
Release Date: 2018-07-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The seventh edition of this popular handbook provides a thorough and up-to-date overview of the occupational safety and health field and the issues safety professionals face today, and does so in an accessible and engaging manner.

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists Engineers and Managers Global Edition

Author: David L. Goetsch
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292062167
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

For all Occupational Safety, Safety and Health Management, and related courses in any safety management, engineering, industrial/manufacturing technology, or other program, in universities, colleges, community colleges, and corporate training settings. 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 wor

Office Building Safety and Health

Author: Charles D. Reese
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203491947
Release Date: 2004-06-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Most workers spend the majority of their day in an office building environment. Protecting office workers from safety, health, and security risks is a key task of many safety and health professionals, particularly those responsible for the management of very large office complexes and high rise buildings. This book provides a comprehensive look at office building safety and health. It covers topic areas such as managing, safety and health, emergencies, safe buildings and security. It also includes issues such as workers' compensation and OSHA compliance. The author discusses the most common safety hazards, from electricity to ergonomic issues, as well as prevention strategies. In addition, the book includes chapters on environmental health issues associated with the closed nature of office buildings, workplace violence and security.