Practical Guide to Occupational Health and Safety - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122405709, 9780080539362

Practical Guide to Occupational Health and Safety

1st Edition

Authors: Paul Erickson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780122405709
eBook ISBN: 9780080539362
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 18th July 1996
Page Count: 282
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Description

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.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* 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. Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
282
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080539362
Hardcover ISBN:
9780122405709

About the Author

Paul Erickson

Affiliations and Expertise

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