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Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers by David L Goetsch
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Known for its comprehensive coverage, this text covers all aspects of occupational safety and health in today's global workplace. Appropriate for safety management, engineering and technology programs, the book follows a logical sequence that provides a historical perspective and overview, covers the laws and regulations, discusses the human element, examines hazard assessment, prevention, and control, and covers management of safety and health. This edition features updated OSHA standards and contemporary topics such as safety culture, safety's role in global competitiveness, workplace violence, natural disasters and terrorism. Some new features include: *All OSHA standards, as well as those of other regulatory agencies, were updated*Chapter 4: Added a new section on the "Emerging Role of Safety Professionals*Chapter 9: Added a new section on the safety professional's role in product recalls*Chapter 15: Added a new section on practical prevention measures for reducing slip and fall hazards and a new checklist for enhancing vision protection

Table of Contents

Part 1 Historical Perspective and Overview 1. Safety and Health Movement, Then and Now 2. Accidents and Their Effects 3. Theories of Accident Causation 4. Roles and Professional Certifications for Safety and Health Professionals 5. Safety, Health, and Competition in the Global Marketplace Part 2 Laws and Regulations 6. The OSH Act, Standards, and Liability 7. Workers' Compensation 8. Accident Investigation and Reporting 9. Product Safety and Liability Part 3 The Human Element 10. Ergonomic Hazards: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Cumulative Trauma Disorders 11. Stress and Safety 12. Safety and Health Training 13. Violence in the Workplace Part 4 Hazard Assessment, Prevention, and Control 14. Mechanical Hazards and Machine Safeguarding 15. Falling, Impact, Acceleration, Lifting, and Vision Hazards 16. Hazards of Temperature Extremes 17. Pressure Hazards 18. Electrical Hazards 19. Fire Hazards and Life Safety 20. Industrial Hygiene and Confined Spaces 21. Radiation Hazards 22. Noise and Vibration Hazards 23. Computers, Automation, and Robots 24. Blood borne Pathogens in the Workplace Part 5 Management of Safety and Health 25. Preparing for Emergencies and Terrorism 26.Ethics and Safety 27.Hazard Analysis Prevention and Safety Management 28. Promoting Safety 29.Environmental Safety and ISO 14000 (Environmental Management) 30.Total Safety Management in a Quality Management Setting 31. Establishing a Safety-Friendly Corporate Culture

Author Biography

David L. Goetsch is Vice President of Northwest Florida Sate College and professor of safety, quality, and environmental management. He also administers the state of Florida's Center for Manufacturing Competitiveness that is located on this campus. In addition, Dr. Goetsch is president and CEO of the Institute for Organizational Excellence (IOE), a private consulting firm dedicated to the continual improvement of organizational competitiveness, safety, and quality. Dr. Goetsch is cofounder of The Quality Institute, a partnership of the University of West Florida, Northwest Florida State College, and the Okaloosa Economic Development Council
Release date Australia
January 11th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
United States ed of 7th revised ed
Prentice Hall
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