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Industrial Safety and Health for Infrastructure Services

1st Edition

By Charles D. Reese

CRC Press

560 pages | 139 B/W Illus.

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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.

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