9780132397605

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers

  • ISBN 13:

    9780132397605

  • ISBN 10:

    0132397609

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Known for its comprehensive coverage, this book covers all aspects of occupational safety and health in todayrs"s global workplace. The book follows a logical sequence that provides a historical perspective and overview, covers the laws and regulations, discusses the human element, examines hazard assessment, prevention, and control, and covers management of safety and health. This edition features updated OSHA standards and contemporary topics such as safety culture, safetyrs"s role in global competitiveness, workplace violence, natural disasters and terrorism.Includes the most up-to-date coverage of occupational safety and health, including: The global impact of accidents and injuries; Obesity and accident causation; Common accident investigation mistakes to avoid; Participatory ergonomics; Preventing arc flash injuries; Emergency planning for workers with disabilities; Safely resuming business after a disaster; Occupational safety and health management systems (OSHMS); Safety as a promotion tool.An excellent reference for all industries.

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