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Loss Prevention and Safety Control

Terms and Definitions, 1st Edition

By Dennis P. Nolan

CRC Press

324 pages | 63 B/W Illus.

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Description

An encyclopedic, A-Z listing of terminology, Loss Prevention and Safety Control: Terms and Definitions addresses the need for a comprehensive reference that provides a complete and sufficient description of the terminology used in the safety/loss prevention field. Fostering clarity in communication among diverse segments within the field and between outside agencies, this book:

  • Provides a reference for the background, meaning, and description of safety and loss prevention terms being used in government, industry, research, and education
  • Contains two-paragraph descriptions of terms, photographs, diagrams, graphs, and tables to aid understanding of the subject, making it more than a dictionary
  • Includes common safety terms, safety engineering aspects, a description of safety organizations, and a list of common safety standards and their scope

The field of safety and loss prevention encompasses myriad unrelated industries and organizations, such as insurance companies, research entities, process industries, and educational organizations. These organizations may not realize that their terminology is not understood by individuals or even compatible with the nomenclature used outside their own sphere of influence. And even though fire protection and environmental professionals use identical and similar terminology, their meanings may be slightly different in selected applications.

An all-encompassing reference, the book uses OSHA standards and interpretations as guidelines for the definitions and explanations. Drawing from the many areas that influence the terminology, it provides a basic understanding of the terms used in lost prevention and control.

Table of Contents

Encyclopedia Listings, A - Z

Safety Organizations

Common Safety Standards, Recommended Practices, Guides, and Codes

Acronyms

Bibliography

About the Author

Dennis P. Nolan holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration from Berne University, Master of Science degree in Systems Management from Florida Institute of Technology. His Bachelor of Science degree is in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He is also a U.S.-registered Fire Protection Engineering, Professional Engineer, in the State of California. Dr. Nolan is currently associated with the Loss Prevention executive management staff of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco).

About the Series

Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

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Subject Categories

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