Practical Guide To Occupational Health And Safety

Hardcover | July 18, 1996

byPaul A. EricksonEditorPaul A. Erickson

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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

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This book was written with corporate regulatory compliance officers, health and safety managers, and human resource specialists in mind. It offers strategies for meeting the health and safety needs of a modern corporation. Emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations, this book also provides an assessment of factors that influence work...

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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, th...

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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 need of a modern corporation. Emphasizing the practical means of achieving compliance with OSHA regulations, thi...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:282 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:July 18, 1996Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0122405706

ISBN - 13:9780122405709

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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.

From Our Editors

This book was written with corporate regulatory compliance officers, health and safety managers, and human resource specialists in mind. It offers strategies for meeting the health and safety needs of a modern corporation. Emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations, this book also provides an assessment of factors that influence workplace health and safety.