Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers, 9th edition

  • David L. Goetsch

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Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers is the most complete guide to OSHA standards, for tomorrow's practitioners. This practical resource prepares future safety and health professionals to practice in an age of rising global competition and technological change. Goetsch explores OSHA standards and all core safety and health topics, including those not covered in OSHA. The text suits postsecondary students of safety engineering, safety management or occupational safety, plus students who need a comprehensive safety and health course.

The 9th Edition is a major revision encompassing new and revised regulations and other updates of importance in the field of occupational safety and health.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137408900

Subject: Engineering Technology

Category: Industrial Safety / Health


1. Safety and Health Movement, Then and Now
2. Accidents and Their Effects
3. Theories of Accident Causation
4. Roles and Professional Certifications for Safety and Health Professionals
5. Safety, Health, and Competition in the Global Marketplace

6. The OSH Act, Standards, and Liability
7. Workers' Compensation
8. Accident Investigation and Reporting
9. Product Safety and Liability

10. Ergonomic Hazards: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs)
11. Stress and Safety
12. Safety and Health Training
13. Violence in the Workplace

14. Mechanical Hazards and Machine Safeguarding
15. Falling, Impact, Acceleration, Lifting, and Vision Hazards with Appropriate PPE
16. Hazards of Temperature Extremes
17. Pressure Hazards
18. Electrical Hazards
19. Fire Hazards and Life Safety
20. Industrial Hygiene and Confined Spaces
21. Radiation Hazards
22. Noise and Vibration Hazards
23. Computers, Automation, and Robots
24. Bloodborne Pathogens and Bacterial Hazards in the Workplace

25. Preparing for Emergencies and Terrorism
26. Ethics and Safety
27. Hazard Analysis/Prevention and Safety Management
28. Promoting Safety
29. Environmental Safety
30. TSM: Total Safety Management in a Quality Management Setting
31. Establishing a Safety-First Corporate Culture

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