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

  • David L. Goetsch

Published by Pearson (January 9th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

9th edition

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Overview

For courses in industrial safety and mechanical technology.

Most complete guide to OSHA standards, for tomorrow’s practitioners

Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers provides a practical teaching resource preparing future safety and health professionals to practice in an age of rising global competition and technological change. In addition to covering OSHA standards and all core safety and health topics, Goetsch explores critical safety issues 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 to students of occupational safety and 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

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