1st Edition

Handbook of Safety and Health for the Service Industry - 4 Volume Set



ISBN 9781420053777
Published November 19, 2008 by CRC Press
1890 Pages - 300 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Each of the four volumes in the Handbook of Safety and Health for the Service Industry demonstrates how to tackle particular safety and health dangers in sub sectors of the service industry. They cover materials and goods services, infrastructure services, administrative services, and people-oriented services. Closely examining hazard identification, intervention, and prevention, the books provide readers with the practical information and tools necessary to assess and address the specific occupational safety and health issues of their industry sector while adhering to OSHA guidelines and regulations. This all-inclusive set is a sturdy and complete reference for safety managers throughout the industry.

The Four-Volume Set:

  • Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Services
  • Industrial Safety and Health for Infrastructure Services
  • Industrial Safety and Health for Administrative Services
  • Industrial Safety and Health for People-Oriented Services

About the Author:

For 30 years, Charles D. Reese, PhD, has been involved with occupational safety and health as an educator, manager, and consultant. In his early career, he was an industrial hygienist at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy. He later became manager for the nation’s occupational trauma research initiative at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Division of Safety Research.

Table of Contents

Preface, Author, Chapter 1: Introduction to the Service Industry, Chapter 2: Wholesale Trade, Chapter 3: Retail Trade, Chapter 4: Warehousing, Chapter 5: OSHA and Its Regulations, Chapter 6: Safety and Health Management, Chapter 7: Safety Hazards, Chapter 8: Health Hazards, Chapter 9: Chemical Hazards, Chapter 10: Compressed Gases, Chapter 11: Controls and PPE, Chapter 12: Emergencies, Chapter 13: Ergonomics, Chapter 14: Fire Hazards Guidelines, Chapter 15: Hand Tools, Chapter 16: Ladder Safety, Chapter 17: Lifting, Chapter 18: Machine Safety, Chapter 19: Material Handling, Chapter 20: Powered Industrial Trucks (aka Forklifts), Chapter 21: Workplace Security and Violence, Chapter 22: Slips and Trips, Chapter 23: Other Hazards, Chapter 24: Summary, Appendices, Bibliography, Index

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Reese\, Charles D.