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Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Services

1st Edition

By Charles D. Reese

CRC Press

432 pages | 107 B/W Illus.

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Description

Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Services focuses on the safety requirements of the wholesale and retail trades, including warehousing. This detailed text describes the hazards associated with chemicals, compressed gases, and fire. In addition to discussing the ergonomics behind hand tools, ladders, machine guarding, material handling, and industrial trucks, the book:

  • Addresses interventions and preventive approaches to help ensure a safe workplace
  • Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations
  • Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards
  • Includes safety checklists and other tools for immediate use
  • Identifies energy source exposures, potential hazards, and applicable regulations

This resource provides a comprehensive review of applicable safety standards that impact these industries, and addresses how to work with OSHA to comply with its regulations. This text is a valuable reference for promoting safety in the workplace, and every manager in these fields would benefit from a copy.

About the Series

Handbook of Safety and Health for the Service Industry

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW034000
LAW / Environmental
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety