Occupational Health And Safety For Technologists, Engineers, And Managers by David L. GoetschOccupational Health And Safety For Technologists, Engineers, And Managers by David L. Goetsch

Occupational Health And Safety For Technologists, Engineers, And Managers

byDavid L. Goetsch, Gene Ozon

Paperback | November 1, 2005

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With an eye on the future and a finger on the pulse of today's rapid changes due to global competition, this straightforward, state-of-the-art guide addresses the key issues, concerns, and factors relating specifically to health and safety in modern workplace environments.


Highly functional in content and approach, this first Canadian edition draws immediate connections between principles and their practices in real-world settings, includes the latest WHMIS standards, and approaches health and safety issues from the perspective of Total Quality Management (TQM) and global competitiveness.

Title:Occupational Health And Safety For Technologists, Engineers, And ManagersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:10.25 × 8.25 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2005Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131275801

ISBN - 13:9780131275805

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Table of Contents

Section 1:    General Principles of Health and Safety

Chapter 1:    Health and Safety Movement, Then and Now

Chapter 2:    Accidents and Their Effects

Chapter 3:     Theories of Accident Causation

Chapter 4:    Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in Canada

Chapter 5:    Workers' Compensation

Section 2:    Chemical and Biological Hazards

Chapter 6:    Industrial Hygiene: Toxic Substances and Confined Spaces

Chapter 7:    WHMIS

Chapter 8:    Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace

Section 3:    Physical Hazards

Chapter 9:    Ergonomic Hazards: Muscoloskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs)

Chapter 10:    Mechanical Hazards and Machine Safeguarding

Chapter 11:    Falling, Impact, Acceleartion, Lifting, and Vision Hazards

Chapter 12:    Hazards of Temperature extremes

Chapter 13:    Pressure Hazards

Chapter 14:    Electrical Hazards

Chapter 15:    Fire Hazards and Life Safety

Chapter 16:    Radiation Hazards

Chapter 17:    Noise and Vibration Hazards

Section 4:    Management of Occupational Health and Safety

Chapter 18:    Safety Analysis, Prevention, and Management

Chapter 19:    Accident Investigation and Reporting

Chapter 20:    Health and Safety Promotion and Training

Chapter 21:    Total Safety Management

Section 5 :     Issues in Health and Safety Today

Chapter 22:    Stress and Safety

Chapter 23:    Preparing for Emergencies and Terrorism

Chapter 24:    Computers, Automation, and Robots

Chapter 25:    Ethics and Safety

Chapter 26:    Violence in the Workplace