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

Product details

  • Hardback | 912 pages
  • 195.58 x 241.3 x 38.1mm | 1,542.21g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5th Revised United States ed
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0131137646
  • 9780131137646

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 and Terrorism. 18. Computers, Automation and Robots. 19. Ethics and Safety. 20. Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace. 21. Safety Analysis, Prevention and Management. 22. Accident Investigation and Reporting. 23. Promoting Safety. 24. Safety and Health Training. 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 Quality Management Setting. 29. Safety, Health, and Competition in the Global Marketplace. 30. Violence in the Workplace. Glossary. Index.show more

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