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Occupational safety and health for technologists, engineers, and managers

Author: David L Goetsch
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Known for its comprehensive coverage, this text covers all aspects of occupational safety & health in today's global workplace.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David L Goetsch
ISBN: 0132397609 9780132397605 9780136157557 0136157556 013129377X 9780131293779
OCLC Number: 79001577
Description: xxiv, 952 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Historical perspective and overview. Safety and health movement, then and now --
Accidents and their effects --
Theories of accident causation --
Roles and professional certifications for safety and health professionals --
Safety, health, and competition in the global marketplace --
Laws and regulations. The OSH Act, standards, and liability --
Workers' compensation --
Accident investigation and reporting --
Product safety and liability --
The human element. Ergonimic hazards: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) --
Stress and safety --
Safety and health training --
Violence in the workplace --
Hazard assessment, prevention, and control. Mechanical hazards adn machine safeguarding --
Falling, impact, acceleration, lifting, and vision hazards --
Hazards of temperature extremes --
Pressure hazards --
Electrical hazards --
Fire hazards and life safety --
Industrial hygiene and confined spaces --
Radiation hazards --
Noise and vibration hazards --
Computers, automation, and robots --
Bloodborne pathogens in the workplace --
Management of safety and health. Preparing for emergencies and terrorism --
Ethics and safety --
Hazard analysis prevention and safety management --
Promoting safety --
Environmental safety and ISO 14000 (Environmental management) --
TSM: Total safety management in a quality management setting --
Establishing a safety-friendly corporate culture.
Responsibility: David L. Goetsch.
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Known for its comprehensive coverage, this text covers all aspects of occupational safety & health in today's global workplace.

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