Applicable worldwide, this valuable guide will enable you to develop, implement, and maintain the effective occupational health programs for your company needs. Authored by four experts responsible for environment, health, and safety at different General Electric businesses, it can help you avoid costly business as well as personal liabilities resulting from occupational health problems. This book describes the hazard recognition and control procedures essential to employee preventive health programs. Details the auditing and measurements process, and outlines the procedures necessary to monitor and ensure total effectiveness of your program, both immediate and long-term. A prime feature is the 1989-1990 TLVs (Threshold Limit Values) and BEIs (Biological Exposure Indices) published with permission of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.
PROGRAM OVERVIEW. Purpose. Scope. Responsibility. Management Function Responsibility Chart. Sample Policy and Procedure. PROGRAM GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATION PRACTICES. Administration. Recognition. Exposure Assessments Hazard Reduction Procedures. Hazard Communication. Training. Recordkeeping. Use of Support Laboratories/Consultants. AUDITING AND MEASUREMENT. Auditing and Measurement Procedures. Occupational Illness Experience. Organization and Procedures. Hazard Identification and Control. Training and Communications. APPENDICES. Typical Program Elements. Chemical and Physical Agents - Description and Source. Toxicology. Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices - 1989-1990. Recommended Reference Materials. Glossary.