Material Handling Systems: Designing for Safety and Health, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Material Handling Systems

Designing for Safety and Health, 1st Edition

By Charles Reese

CRC Press

336 pages | 66 Color Illus.

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Hardback: 9781560328681
pub: 2000-05-11
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This book points out the safety and health concerns as well as the regulatory requirements for safe material handling. Many material handling venues are discussed from cranes to industrial robots. This diverse approach to material handling safety will be of interest to those who are responsible for safety or having material handling as a major component of their operation.


"The book covers the regulatory requirements for safe materials handling and it will be an indispensable guide for those responsible for health and safety on industrial and building sites.."

Aslib Book Guide Vol 66 No 7, July 2001

Table of Contents

Introduction to Material Handling. Manual Material Handling. Power Assisted Material Handling. Conveyors. Cranes. Highway Trucks and Loading Docks. Hoist. Industrial Trucks (Forklifts). Off-Road Equipment. Railroad Cars. Rigging. Industrial Robots. Material Handling and Storage. Summary. Appendices. Glossary. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety