Practical Guide to Occupational Health and Safety


  • Paul Erickson, New England Research, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Written with corporate regulatory compliance officers, health and safety managers, loss control managers, and human resource specialists in mind, this book offers workplace-tested strategies for meeting the health and safety needs of a modern corporation. Emphasizing the practical means of achieving compliance with OSHA regulations, this book also provides a unique assessment of the more extensive factors that influence the management of workplace health and safety. The integration of practical regulation strategies with corporate objectives is particularly relevant to graduate curricula in business management, public policy, and occupational medicine.
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Book information

  • Published: July 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-240570-9

Table of Contents

Overview of Occupational Health and Safety:Scope of Occupational Health and Safety.Hazard and Risk Assessment.Occupational Health and Safety Standards.The HSE Audit.Health and Safety Programs:Hazard Communication.Laboratory Standard.Lockout--150; Tagout.Confined Space Entry and Hotwork.Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices.Respiratory Protection.Hearing Conservation.Hazardous Waste Management.Emergency Response.Management of Change.Bloodborne Pathogens.Special Issues:Chemical Surveillance and Monitoring. Medical Surveillance.Integrated Personnel Training.Data and Information Management.Business Management, Health and Safety, and Environmental Quality: As Assessment of Trends.Subject Index.