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1st Edition

Industrial Safety and Health for Infrastructure Services

ISBN 9781420053807
Published October 24, 2008 by CRC Press
560 Pages 139 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Industrial Safety and Health for Infrastructure Services provides an in-depth look into the areas of transportation, utilities, administrative, waste management, and remediation. It covers OSHA regulations in reference to the major safety and health hazards associated within these five fields. This user-friendly text:

  • 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, reasonably free from safety and health hazards
  • Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations as integral parts of each chapter

The content describes the safety hazards applied to chemical waste, confined spaces, electrical hazards, excavations/trenches, falls, flammable gases, and machine safety (motor vehicle and power tools). It also discusses the occupational illnesses that transpire in the service industry, while placing emphasis on the prevention of these exposures to help ensure a safer workplace.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Service Industry, Chapter 2 Transportation, Chapter 3 Utilities Sector, Chapter 4 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services, Chapter 5 OSHA Regulations, Chapter 6 Occupational Safety and Health Programs, Chapter 7 Safety Hazards, Chapter 8 Health Hazards.. Chapter 9 Hazardous Chemicals and Waste Management , Chapter 10 Confined Spaces, Chapter 11 Electrical Hazards, Chapter 12 Ergonomics=Lifting , Chapter 13 Excavations=Trenches, Chapter 14 Falls, Chapter 15 Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Chapter 16 Lockout=Tagout, Chapter 17 Machine Guarding, Chapter 18 Personal Protective Equipment and Controls, Chapter 19 Power Tools, Chapter 20 Pressure Vessels, Chapter 21 Truck Safety, Chapter 22 Scaffolds, Chapter 23 Walking–Working Surfaces, Chapter 24 Welding and Cutting, Chapter 25 Other Hazards, Chapter 26 Summary

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