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The Safety Officer's Concise Desk Reference

1st Edition

By Daniel Patrick O'Brien

CRC Press

376 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

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As a safety manager in today's work environment, you wear hats in many different fields. Sometimes you need only a specific formula or drawing to understand the current situation. This resource supplies it. Or maybe you want to know where to find more information on a specific subject. This resource has it. The Safety Officer's Concise Desk Reference covers the basics in a user-friendly format and provides specific references of where and how to obtain additional information on each subject.

While there are entire books devoted to almost every item in this book, nowhere else will you find these issues covered in a concise reference format. It gives you the essentials to get through the task immediately before you, providing the necessary information and references, while not burdening you with unimportant information. And, after a specific crisis is contained, it provides you with resources for where and how to obtain additional information.

Need to make doctor's reports and fill out workers compensation forms? Detailed explanations make these easy to reference, understand, and explain. Need a mathematical formula or conversion? Again, available in an easy-to-find format. During a crisis, you need a resource that puts information at your fingertips. You need go no further than The Safety Officer's Desk Reference.

Table of Contents

History and Current Trends

Notable Events that have Shaped Safety Today

Typical Safety Manager Situations

Current Trends

Certification of SH&E Professionals

Major Standards OSHA Standards

Many Audit Forms


Confined Space

Hazardous Communications

Fire Protection

Programs and Systems

The Safety Manual

Examples of What to Include in Your Program

Safety Meetings


Management Involvement

Accident Investigations

Canned Safety Programs

Safety on the Internet


Industrial Hygiene





Statistical and Analytical Models

Jon Safety Analysis - Job Hazard Analysis

Fault Tree Analysis

Root Cause Analysis

Other Models

Reference Material

Handy Charts

Resources to Turn To

The Safety Manager's Library

Reference Material for Certified Industrial Hygiene Exam

Reference Material for Certified Safety Professional Exam


Major References


Glossary of Terms

Subject Categories

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