1st Edition

Industrial Safety and Health for Administrative Services




ISBN 9781420053821
Published October 24, 2008 by CRC Press
418 Pages - 100 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Industrial Safety and Health for Administrative Services constitutes a much-needed source for the identification and prevention of most of the injuries and illnesses occurring in the financial and information sectors. The text thoroughly explains the issues of office health management, major safety and electrical hazards, and emergency response to violence. This volume:

  • Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations as an integral part of each chapter
  • Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards
  • Includes a checklist and other tools to assist in assuring the achievement of a safer workplace, free from safety and health hazards

This comprehensive resource also covers office ergonomics in preventing physical injuries due to overexertion, lifting, slips, and falls. It provides a valuable tool for managers trying to maintain a safe and healthy office environment in the areas of professional, scientific, and technical services.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Service Industry, Chapter 2 Information Sector, Chapter 3 Financial and Insurance Sector, Chapter 4 Professional and Business Services, Chapter 6 Workers’ Compensation, Chapter 7 OSHA and Its Rules, Chapter 8 Managing Safety and Health in an Office Setting, Chapter 9 Office Safety Hazards, Chapter 10 Office Health Hazards, Chapter 11 Office Building Chemical Hazards, Chapter 12 Office Electrical Safety, Chapter 13 Emergencies in Office Facilities, Chapter 14 Office Equipment Safety, Chapter 15 Fire Prevention, Chapter 16 Laboratory and Testing Facility Safety, Chapter 17 Office Air Quality, Chapter 18 Office Ergonomics, Chapter 19 Overexertion and Lifting, Chapter 20 Slips, Trips, and Falls, Chapter 21 Violence and Security, Chapter 22 Other Hazards, Chapter 23 Summary

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Biography

Reese\, Charles D.