1st Edition

Accident Prevention and OSHA Compliance




ISBN 9781566701501
Published May 4, 1995 by CRC Press
288 Pages

USD $250.00

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Book Description

Accident Prevention and OSHA Compliance contains all the information you need to reduce or avoid injuries, illnesses, fires, and equipment damage resulting from an accident. The book provides valuable insight into how OSHA conducts its inspections and how to avoid losses and increase profits by complying with OSHA regulations. By following the easy-to-understand techniques and guidelines, you can effectively train personnel on safety and health issues.
The book explains accident causes and describes unsafe acts and conditions. It offers suggestions about how to look for hazards and how to safety-check each step of a job. Guidelines are given for constructing a safety inspection list, conducting a job hazard analysis and how to revise it, organizing a safety committee, and reporting accidents to OSHA. It also includes steps that can be used to protect trade secrets.
Human factors and limitations, protective equipment and its proper usage, first aid and medical care, and much more are detailed. Record-keeping requirements are given and examples of direct and indirect costs of accidents are illustrated. The effects of drugs and alcohol and tips to recognize users are discussed. Helpful appendices contain numerous charts and tables, useful contacts, and valuable additional information. The book also includes various office and home hazards and injuries, and steps to follow to make both places safe.
Written by a professional with vast experience as an engineer, certified hazard control manager, professor of safety and health, and safety consultant, Accident Prevention and OSHA Compliance provides a single source covering the immense amount of information on this subject. The proven principles and practices found in this book cover every aspect of accident prevention and provide perfect solutions to profit-losing problems.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Accident Prevention
Accident Causes
Safety Inspections
Accident Investigation
Job Hazard Analysis
Safety Training
Human Factors
Fire Prevention
Occupational Health
Hazard Communication
Respiratory Protection
Protective Equipment
System Safety
Emergency Response
Safety Committees
Record-Keeping and Reporting
Accident Cost
Incentive Awards
Enforcing Safety
First Aid and Medical Personnel
OSHA
Drugs and Alcohol
Office Safety
Off-The-Job Safety
Preventable Injuries
Tragic Accidents
Self-Evaluation
Appendices
Useful Contacts
Useful Information
Useful OSHA Information
Glossary
Index

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