Construction Safety & Health, 2nd edition

  • David L. Goetsch

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Construction Safety & Health gives you a single source for all contemporary information on construction safety and health. It covers all the need-to-know information for construction managers, engineers and technologists, from accident causes and OSHA regulations, to record keeping and emergency response.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2013

ISBN-13: 9780137551033

Subject: Engineering Technology

Category: Industrial Safety / Health

Table of contents

Introduction: Safety Movement and the Construction Industry

Part 1. Theories and Concepts
1. Cost of Accidents: Why Safety is Important
2. Role of Construction Personnel in Safety and Health
3. Accident Causation Theories
4. Ethics and Safety
5. Workers’ Compensation
6. OSHA Compliance

Part 2. OSHA's Construction Standard and Related Safety Practices
7. Subparts A through E and Related Safety Practices
8. Subparts F through J and Related Safety Practices
9. Subparts K through O and Related Safety Practices
10. Subparts P through U and Related Safety Practices
11. Subparts V through Z and Related Safety Practices

Part 3. Application on the Job
12. Construction Safety and Health: Program and Policies
13. J Hazard Analysis and Construction Equipment Safety
14. Accident Investigation, Reporting, and Record Keeping
15. Emergency Response Plan
16. Total Safety Management

Part 4. Other Safety and Health Issues and Practices
17. Preventing Violence in the Workplace
18. Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace
19. Stress, Ergonomics, and Behavior-Based Safety
20. Environmental Safety and ISO 14000
21. Promoting Safety


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