9780131137646

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131137646

  • ISBN 10:

    0131137646

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

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. The author examines accidents and their effects, theories of accident causation, the OSHA Act, standards, and liability, workers' compensation, ergonomic hazards, mechanical hazards and machine safeguarding, falling, impact, acceleration, industrial hygiene, safety analysis and prevention, accident investigation and reporting, ethics and safety, safety, health, and competition in the global marketplace and violence in the workplace. For safety directors and managers.

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