This book details how to start and maintain a successful safety program in a municipal or industrial water or wastewater plant with special emphasis on the practical implementation. This new edition provides the latest OSHA regulations and recommendations, and each chapter has been updated with new information, including the latest innovations related to all types of successfully proven health and safety protocols. Coverage includes safety programs, recordkeeping, safety training, safety equipment, and safe work practices for wastewater treatment facilities. In addition, much of the text should be relevant to safety and health professionals in almost any industrial setting.
"The chapter titles are intriguing and cause interest for the contents, and the accounts based on true events are very valuable. Safe Work Practices for Wastewater Treatment Plants, Third Edition thoroughly covers the most essential issues of the safety at workplaces and can be of great help for the practitioners in safety and health issues."
—Jelena Malahova, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Chapter 1 Setting the Stage Chapter 2 Task Diversity Equals an Unsafe Workplace Chapter 3 Safety Starts at the Top Chapter 4 Hazard Communication Chapter 5 Lockout/Tagout Chapter 6 Confined Space Entry Chapter 7 Respiratory Protection Chapter 9 Personal Protective Equipment, First Aid, and Thermal Hazards Chapter 10 Electrical Safety Chapter 11 Fire, Welding, and Hot Work Safety Chapter 12 Laboratory Safety Chapter 13 Excavation Safety Chapter 14 Emergency Response and Process Safety Chapter 15 Machine Guarding Chapter 16 Rigging and Material Handling Safety Chapter 17 Bloodborne Pathogens Chapter 18 Ergonomics Chapter 19 Toxic Substances and Hazardous Wastes Chapter 20 Safe Work Practices for Water, Wastewater, and Environmental Professionals