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

  • David L. Goetsch

Choose the option that's right for you

$9.99 / mo

4-month term, pay monthly or pay $39.96

Enjoy these features

  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access
  • Exclusive offers

$14.99 / mo

4-month term, pay monthly or pay $59.96

Enjoy these features

  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access
  • Exclusive offers

Learn more, spend less

  • Study smarter, not harder

    Save time with study tools in your eTextbook

  • Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eTextbook audio

  • Learn anytime, anywhere

    Get the app to access your eTextbook whenever you need it

  • Make it your own

    Your notes. Your highlights. Your eTextbook

  • Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eTextbook with search

Overview

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers prepares future safety and health professionals to practice amid rising global competition and technological change. It covers OSHA standards, all core safety and health topics, and critical safety issues not covered in OSHA.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137408900

Subject: Engineering Technology

Category: Industrial Safety / Health

Table of contents

PART 1: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE AND OVERVIEW
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

PART 2: LAWS AND REGULATIONS
6. The OSH Act, Standards, and Liability
7. Workers’ Compensation
8. Accident Investigation and Reporting
9. Product Safety and Liability

PART 3: THE HUMAN ELEMENT
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

PART 4: HAZARD ASSESSMENT, PREVENTION, AND CONTROL
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

PART 5: MANAGEMENT OF SAFETY AND HEALTH
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

Your questions answered

Choose from one eTextbook or over 1,500 eTextbooks and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A Single plan includes the use of 1 eTextbook title and study tools. A Multi plan gives you access to more than 1,500 eTextbook titles and study tools. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever.

Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results.

A Pearson eTextbook is an easy-to-use digital version of the book. You can add notes and highlights, plus learn on the go with the Pearson+ mobile app. Listen on the go with the audiobook feature, available for most titles.

When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month 'term'. You can opt to make a one-time payment for the initial 4-month term or pay monthly. If you opt for monthly payments, we will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. You can turn on auto-renew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4-month term has ended.

When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last 4 months. Before your initial 4-month term ends, you can extend your subscription by turning auto-renew on in My account.

If you turn auto-renew on, we’ll automatically renew your subscription and charge you every month until you turn off auto-renew. If you made a one-time payment for your initial 4-month term, you’ll now pay monthly.

To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date. You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription. We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.

With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 10 titles from your library on each of your authorized smartphone and tablet devices every month.

When you’re using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.