Concise Guide to Workplace Safety and Health: What You Need to Know, When You Need It, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Concise Guide to Workplace Safety and Health

What You Need to Know, When You Need It, 1st Edition

By Gary Chambers

CRC Press

409 pages

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Every organization must comply with occupational health and safety regulations. Yet it is frequently unclear which actually apply in a given real-life situation, plus the field is loaded with technical terminology and complicated regulations. Many managers, trainers, even safety and health professionals therefore find it hard to know how to comply,

Table of Contents

Asbestos. Bloodborne Pathogens. Combustible Dusts. Compressed Gases. Confined Spaces. Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, and Slings. Electrical Safety. Emergency Preparations (Exit Routes, Emergency Action, and Fire Prevention Plans). Ergonomics. Flammable and Combustible Liquids. Guarding Powered Hand, Table, and Fixed Machine Tools. Hazard Communication. Hearing Protection. Heat and Cold Stress. Hexavalent Chromium. Highway Worksite Safety. Indoor Air Quality and Indoor Environmental Quality. Injury and Illness Protection Program. Ionizing Radiation. Laboratory Safety and Health. Lead. Lockout/Blockout/Tagout (Control of Hazardous Energy). Medical Services and First Aid. Nanotechnology. Office, School, and Retail Safety. Personal Protective Equipment. Pesticide Use. Powered Industrial Trucks. Process Safety Management. Respiratory Protection. Spray Finishing. Ventilation (Industrial). Welding. Workplace Violence Prevention.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Environmental
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety