Practical Guide to Occupational Health and Safety

Practical Guide to Occupational Health and Safety

1st Edition - July 18, 1996

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  • Author: Paul Erickson
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780122405709
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080539362

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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.

Key Features

  • Provides practical guidelines for industrial compliance with major OSHA regulations
  • Presents concise explanations of technical and scientific concepts underlying regulatory requirements
  • Integrates specific examples of the global economy's influence on the design and implementation of workplace health and safety
  • Elucidates the effects of health and safety programs on financial and legal risk management practices in industry
  • Includes explanations of practical alternative compliance strategies for company health and safety officers

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 296
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1996
  • Published: July 18, 1996
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780122405709
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080539362

About the Author

Paul Erickson

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New England Research, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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