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Office Building Safety and Health

1st Edition

By Charles D. Reese

CRC Press

504 pages | 140 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2004-06-11
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Description

Most workers spend the majority of their day in an office building environment. Protecting office workers from safety, health, and security risks is a key task of many safety and health professionals, particularly those responsible for the management of very large office complexes and high rise buildings. This book provides a comprehensive look at office building safety and health. It covers topic areas such as managing, safety and health, emergencies, safe buildings and security. It also includes issues such as workers' compensation and OSHA compliance. The author discusses the most common safety hazards, from electricity to ergonomic issues, as well as prevention strategies. In addition, the book includes chapters on environmental health issues associated with the closed nature of office buildings, workplace violence and security.

Table of Contents

Protecting office workers from safety, health, and security risks is a key task of many safety and health professionals, particularly those responsible for the management of very large office complexes and high-rise buildings. This book provides a comprehensive look at office building safety and health. It covers topic areas such as managing safety and health, emergencies, safe buildings, and security. It also includes issues such as workers' compensation and OSHA compliance. The author discusses the most common safety hazards, from electricity to ergonomic issues, as well as prevention strategies. In addition, the book includes chapters on environmental health issues associated with the closed nature of office buildings, workplace violence, and security.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS030000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety