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Safety and Health for Engineers addresses the fundamentals of safety, the legal aspects, hazard recognition, the human element of safety, and techniques for managing safety in engineering decisions. The book provides you with a broad range of topics and examples, as well as detailed references to information and standards.
For engineers, plant managers, industrial hygienists, safety and loss control professionals, as well as lawyers. Covers a broad range of basic topics without requiring high technical sophistication and provides examples and exercises (no solutions), review questions, and references to information sources and standards. Discusses all types of hazards, legal responsibilities, human behavior and limitations, and the analysis of equipment and processes for hazard identification. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
"I recommend this book for all university libraries where engineering, of any type, is being taught." (E-STREAMS, June 2007)
"…Brauer has written a comprehensive guide that helps engineers reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-methods of insuring safety in all facets of their work…" (Journal of Hazardous Materials, September 1, 2006)
ROGER L. BRAUER, PhD, is an inductee of the Safety and Health Hall of Fame International and a Fellow of the American Society of Safety Engineers. He has been a professor of safety engineering for twenty years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Brauer is also a former vice president of professional development for the American Society of Safety Engineers, and author of six books and numerous papers. He was principal investigator at the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois, for twenty years.
The Importance of Safety and Health For Engineers.
Safety and Health Professions.
Fundamental Concepts and Terms.
LAWS, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS.
Federal Agencies, Laws and Regulations.
Other Laws, Regulations, Standards and Codes.
Record Keeping and Reporting.
HAZARDS AND THEIR CONTROL.
General Principles of Hazard Control.
Mechanics and Structures.
Walking and Working Surfaces.
Tools and Machines.
Fire Protection and Prevention.
Explosions and Explosives.
Heat and Cold.
Noise and Vibration.
Personal Protective Equipment.
Facility Planning and Design.
THE HUMAN ELEMENT.
Human Behavior and Performance in Safety.
Procedures, Rules and Training.
MANAGING SAFETY AND HEALTH.
Fundamentals of Safety Management.
Risk Management and Assessment.
Safety Analyses and Management Information.
Safety Plans and Programs.