Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers

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For undergraduate level Safety Management/Safety and Health Management courses.With an eye on the future and a finger on the pulse of today's rapid changes due to global competition, this straightforward, state-of-the-art guide addresses the key issues, concerns, and factors relating specifically to modern workplace environments in the safety and health professions. Highly functional in content and approach, it draws immediate connections between principles and their practices in real-world settings, includes the latest OSHA standards, and approaches safety and health issues from the perspective of Total Quality Management (TQM) and global competitiveness.show more

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  • Hardback | 794 pages
  • 188 x 241.3 x 38.1mm | 1,383.47g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130310433
  • 9780130310439

About David L. Goetsch

David L. Goetsch is Provost of the joint campus of the University of West Florida and Okaloosa-Walton Community College in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and professor of safety, quality, and environmental management. He also administers the state of Florida's Center for Manufacturing Competitiveness that is located on this campus. In addition, Dr. Goetsch is President of The Management Institute, a private consulting fine dedicated to the continual improvement of organizational competitiveness, safety, and quality. Dr. Goetsch is co-founder of The Quality Institute, a partnership of the University of West Florida, Okaloosa-Walton Community College, and the Okaloosa Economic Development Council. He currently serves on the executive board of the Institute.show more

Table of contents

1. Safety and Health Movement, Then and Now. 2. Accidents and Their Effects. 3. Theories of Accident Causation. 4. The OSHA Act, Standards, and Liability. 5. Workers' Compensation. 6. Ergonomic Hazards: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs). 7. Stress and Safety. 8. Mechanical Hazards and Machine Safeguarding. 9. Falling, Impact, Acceleration, Lifting, and Vision Hazards. 10. Hazards of Temperature Extremes. 11. Pressure Hazards. 12. Electrical Hazards. 13. Fire Hazards and Life Safety. 14. Industrial Hygiene: Toxic Substances and Confined Spaces. 15. Radiation Hazards. 16. Noise and Vibration Hazards. 17. Preparing for Emergencies. 18. Safety Analysis and Prevention. 19. Accident Investigation and Reporting. 20. Promoting Safety. 21. Safety and Health Training. 22. Computers, Automation, and Robots. 23. Ethics and Safety. 24. Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace. 25. Environmental Safety and ISO 14000 (Environmental Management). 26. Product Safety and Liability. 27. Roles and Professional Certifications for Safety and Health Personnel. 28. TSM: Safety Management in a TQM Setting. 29. Safety, Health, and Competition in the Global Marketplace. 30. Violence in the Workplace. Glossary. Index.show more

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