Legal Liability: A Guide for Safety and Loss Prevention Professionals / Edition 1

Legal Liability: A Guide for Safety and Loss Prevention Professionals / Edition 1

by Thomas D. Schneid, Michael S. Schumann, Michael S. Schumann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834209845

ISBN-13: 9780834209848

Pub. Date: 09/09/1997

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

This book has been specifically designed as a textbook for the legal a spects of the health and safety course that is required in almost ever y occupational health and safety and industrial hygiene undergraduate academic program. It covers the important legal components and provide s a pro-active, how-to approach to ensure compliance and reduce legal risk. The

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Overview

This book has been specifically designed as a textbook for the legal a spects of the health and safety course that is required in almost ever y occupational health and safety and industrial hygiene undergraduate academic program. It covers the important legal components and provide s a pro-active, how-to approach to ensure compliance and reduce legal risk. The how-to emphasis is on developing compliance programs that ke ep a company free from legal liability under the various work place la ws. The book covers the history of OSHA, how the OSHA compliance and r egulatory system works, what the specific OSHA regulations cover in to day's workplaces, the inspection process, workers' compensation, the A mericans with Disabilities Act, state laws, protecting the corporation , and personal liability. To bring home the book's points, actual case law is provided. Instructor's manual is available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834209848
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
09/09/1997
Pages:
307
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Overview and History * OSHA Enforcement * OSHA Requirements * Employer’ s Rights * Managing an Effective Safety and Health Program * State Use of Criminal Sanctions for Workplace Injuries and Fatalities * OSHA Standards and Requirements * Pending Legislation and Trends * The Safety and Loss Prevention Professional and the ADA * Legal Liabilities Under Workers’ Compensation Laws * Protecting Your Organization or Company * Personal Liability for Safety and Health Professionals * Other Legal Considerations

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