The essential guide to blending safety and health with economical engineering
Over time, the role of the engineer has evolved into a complex combination of duties and responsibilities. Modern engineers are required not only to create products and environments, but to make them safe and economical as well. Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide that helps engineers reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring safety in all facets of their work. It addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition, the human element of safety, and techniques for managing safety in engineering decisions. Like its successful predecessor, this Second Edition contains a broad range of topics and examples, detailed references to information and standards, real-world application exercises, and a significant bibliography of books for each chapter.
Inside this indispensable resource, you'll find:
Additionally, Safety and Health for Engineers includes the latest legal considerations, new risk analysis methods, system safety and decision-making tools, and today's concepts and methods in ergonomic design. It also contains revised reference figures and tables, OSHA permissible exposure limits, and updated examples and exercises taken from real cases that challenged engineering designs. Written for engineers, plant managers, safety professionals, and students, Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition provides the information and tools you need to unite health and safety with economical engineering for safer technological solutions.
For engineers, plant managers, industrial hygienists, safety and loss control professionals, as well as lawyers. Covers a broad range of basic topics without requiring high technical sophistication and provides examples and exercises (no solutions), review questions, and references to information sources and standards. Discusses all types of hazards, legal responsibilities, human behavior and limitations, and the analysis of equipment and processes for hazard identification. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)