This new text provides instruction in basic engineering principles, the sciences, cyber operations, math operations, mechanics, fire science (water hydraulics, etc.), electrical safety, and the technical and administrative aspects of the safety profession, and does so in an accessible and straightforward way. It is a practical handbook for general readers, students, professors, industrial hygienists, senior level undergraduate and graduate students in safety and industrial engineering, science and engineering professionals, safety researchers, engineering designers, human factor specialists, and all other safety practitioners.
Frank R. Spellman is assistant professor of Environmental Health at Old Dominion University. He is the author or co-author of more than 50 books, including Physics for Nonphysicists (GI, 2009) and Occupational Safety and Health Simplified for the Chemical Industry (GI, 2009). Nancy E. Whiting is a freelance technical writer in water/wastewater issues, environmental science, and education. She is the co-author with Frank Spellman of Safety Engineering, 2nd Ed. (GI, 2005) and Environmental Science and Technology, 2nd Ed. (GI, 2006).