Reflecting changes in the field during the ten years since the publication of the first edition, Developing a Safety and Health Program, Second Edition examines the elements of a safety and health program and delineates how to incorporate them into an organization’s safety efforts. It begins by defining safety policy and providing an overview of OSHA and other regulatory agencies. It covers hazard communication safety training and describes how to write material safety data sheets, how to maintain a good fire loss control program, and procedures for developing an emergency response plan.
The Second Edition includes:
The book discusses how to reduce equipment-related injuries through more advanced lockout/tagout procedures and safety checklists to ensure that everything is covered. The author addresses the special considerations important in planning for disasters and terrorist attacks. He provides the basic knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, and other regulations needed to assist and define what an enterprise must have when developing a program with the different elements of safety. Each chapter contains questions to test comprehe
Introduction. Hazard Communication and Hazardous Materials Handling. Job Safety Programs. Accident and Incident Investigation. Safety Committees. Fire Loss Control Programs. Emergency Management and Preparedness. Logout/Tagout. Confined Space Entry. Personal Protective Equipment. Noise and Ventilation. Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. Appendices. Index.