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Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers, 7th Edition

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers, 7th Edition
Author: David L. Goetsch
ISBN 13: 9780137009169
ISBN 10: 13700916
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-01-21
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 745
List Price: $156.00

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


    This textbook contains 30 chapters on the history and current state of occupational safety and health, the causes and consequences of accidents, the relevant laws and regulations, safety analysis, accident investigation, training, ethics, and specific concern areas. These include: ergonomics, stress, machine hazards, temperature extremes, pressure, electricity, fire, industrial hygiene, radiation, noise, emergencies, bloodborne pathogens, environmental safety, product safety, and violence. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)