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Industrial Safety and Health Management (6th Edition)

Industrial Safety and Health Management (6th Edition)
Author: C. Ray Asfahl - David W. Rieske
ISBN 13: 9780132368711
ISBN 10: 132368714
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-08-03
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 576
List Price: $198.20

Unique in approach, Industrial Safety and Health Management, 6th Edition combines–in one volume–an exploration of the time-tested concepts and techniques of safety and health management, a modern perspective on compliance with mandatory standards for workplace safety and health, and a variety of solved problems, case studies, and exercises. It provides reasons, explanations, and illustrations of the hazard mechanisms that form the underlying basis for the volumes of detailed standards for workplace safety and health.

Specific chapter topics cover Concepts of Hazard Avoidance, the impact of federal regulation, process safety and disaster preparedness, buildings and facilities, ergonomics, health and toxic substances, environmental control and noise, flammable and explosive materials, personal protection and first aid, fire protection, materials handling and storage, machine guarding, welding, electrical hazards, construction, robotics and nanotechnology.

MARKET: For industrial engineers.