Safety and Health for Engineers / Edition 1

Safety and Health for Engineers / Edition 1

by Roger L. Brauer
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471286325
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Series:
Industrial Health and Safety Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.91(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

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.

Workers' Compensation.

Products Liability.

Record Keeping and Reporting.

HAZARDS AND THEIR CONTROL.

General Principles of Hazard Control.

Mechanics and Structures.

Walking and Working Surfaces.

Electrical Safety.

Tools and Machines.

Transportation Safety.

Materials Handling.

Fire Protection and Prevention.

Explosions and Explosives.

Heat and Cold.

Pressure.

Visual Environment.

Non-Ionizing Radiation.

Ionizing Radiation.

Noise and Vibration.

Chemicals.

Ventilation.

Biohazards.

Hazardous Waste.

Personal Protective Equipment.

Emergencies.

Facility Planning and Design.

THE HUMAN ELEMENT.

Human Behavior and Performance in Safety.

Procedures, Rules and Training.

Ergonomics.

MANAGING SAFETY AND HEALTH.

Fundamentals of Safety Management.

Risk Management and Assessment.

System Safety.

Safety Analyses and Management Information.

Safety Plans and Programs.

Appendices.

Index.

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