Occupational Health and Safety in the Emergency Services / Edition 1

Occupational Health and Safety in the Emergency Services / Edition 1

by James S. Angle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827383592

ISBN-13: 9780827383593

Pub. Date: 11/18/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text brings a complete program management approach to fire and emergency service occupational safety and health issues. Instructors and students will find this to be a one stop resource for total safety program management. They will gain an understanding of the importance and rationale behind the increasing emphasis on occupational safety and health for

Overview

This text brings a complete program management approach to fire and emergency service occupational safety and health issues. Instructors and students will find this to be a one stop resource for total safety program management. They will gain an understanding of the importance and rationale behind the increasing emphasis on occupational safety and health for emergency services in recent years. Standards and regulations that have an impact on safety programs are defined and reviewed. Specific situations in risk analysis and management are presented, as are safety issues and problems relating to personnel roles and responsibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827383593
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/18/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Review of Safety Related Regulations and Standards. Risk Management. Pre-Incident Safety. Safety at the Fire Emergency. Safety at the Medical/Rescue Emergency. Safety at Specialized Incidents. Post Incident Safety Management. Personnel Roles and Responsibilities. Safety Program Development and Management. Safety Program Evaluation. Information Management. Emerging Issues and Trends. Glossary. Appendices.

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