Safety and Health for Engineers

Safety and Health for Engineers

by Roger L. Brauer
     
 

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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.

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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.

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780442211257
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Pages:
651

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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)

Meet the Author

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.

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