Basics of occupational safety (1st ed )

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Language: Anglais
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The job of the modern safety and health professional is more challenging and more important than it has ever been, and The Basics of Occupational Safety, 1e provides an up-to-date, practical teaching resource that focuses on the basic safety-related needs of people in the workplace. It is intended for use in universities, colleges, community colleges, and corporate training settings that offer programs, courses, workshops, and seminars in occupational safety and health. Educators and students in such disciplines as industrial technology, manufacturing technology, industrial engineering, safety engineering, engineering technology, occupational safety, management, and supervision will find this book both valuable and easy to use. The direct, straightforward presentation of material focuses on making the theories and principles of occupational safety and health practical and useful in a real-world setting. Up-to-date research has been integrated throughout in a down-to-earth manner.

1 Safety and Health Movement: An Overview

2 Accidents and Their Effects

3 Theories of Accident Causation

4 Roles and Professional Certifications for Safety and Health Professionals

5 The OSH Act, Standards, and Liability

6 Workers' Compensation

7 Accident Investigation and Reporting

8 Ergonomic Hazards: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs)

9 Stress and Safety

10 Mechanical Hazards and Machine Safeguarding

11 Falling, Impact, Acceleration, Lifting, and Vision Hazards

12 Hazards of Temperature Extremes

13 Pressure Hazards

14 Electrical Hazards

15 Fire Hazards and Life Safety

16 Industrial Hygiene and Confined Spaces

17 Radiation Hazards

18 Noise and Vibration Hazards

19 Computers, Automation, and Robots

20 Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace