What you don't know about your workplace could kill you.
What you learn in this book could save your life.
Recognize the silent killers
Create safer workplace environments
Improve your health and your job performance
Did you know that every nine minutes someone is killed by their job? In this groundbreaking book, two experts in the field of occupational safety tell you what's wrong at the workplace, who is at risk, and what you and your employer can do to create a safer working environment. Learn how to protect
yourself from the top ten job-related illnesses and injuries--from respiratory disease to cancer, from reproductive disorders to musculoskeletal injuries and
trauma. YouÊll discover:
Four steps to risk assessment in the workplace The easiest method of reducing exposure to toxic substances How to recognize asick building syndromee and what to do about it
How to prevent back injuries, sprains, strains, inflammations, and dislocations
It's all here in the book that offers real solutions for real problems that affect you on--and off--the job. YouÊll find practical--and legal--know-how, suggestions for employers, a complete list of occupational health resources with addresses and Web sites, and more.