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Construction Safety Engineering Principles (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): Designing and Managing Safer Job Sites / Edition 1

Construction Safety Engineering Principles (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): Designing and Managing Safer Job Sites / Edition 1

by David V. MacCollum


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900071482447
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/18/2006
Series: McGraw-Hill Construction Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

David MacCollum is an award-winning engineer and principal founder of the Hazard Information Foundation, Inc.

Table of Contents

Part I: Development of the Five Principles for Safety Design in Construction

Chapter 1: Principle One: Definition of a Hazard

Chapter 2: Principle Two: The Standard of Care

Chapter 3: Principle Three: Categories of Hazards

Chapter 4: Principle Four: The Safe Design Hierarchy to Physically Control Hazards

Chapter 5: Principle Five: Control the Hazard with the Appropriate Design Improvement or Appliance

Chapter 6: Reliability: A Method to Evaluate Probable Safety Performance
Part II: Examples of Engineering Control

Chapter 7: Crane Hazards
Section 1: Two-Blocking
Section 2: Crane Upset from Overload
Section 3: Jib-Boom Stowage on Hydraulic Cranes
Section 4: Latticework Boom Disassembly
Section 5: Crane Operator Protection from Upset to Falling Objects
Section 6: Powerline Contact

Chapter 8: Other Equipment Hazards
Section 1: Electronic-News-Gathering Van Powerline Contact
Section 2: Conveyors
Section 3: Skid-Steer Front-End Loader and Rough-Terrain Telescoping-Boom Forklift Side Upset
Section 4: Trucks
Section 5: Aerial Lifts
Section 6: Unsafe Restraint Systems
Section 7: Equipment Leasing

Chapter 9: Universal Hazards
Section 1: Killer Hooks
Section 2: Blind Zones
Section 3: Dangerous Nuts, Bolts, Pins, and Other Connectors
Section 4: Unsafe Control Systems
Section 5: Guarding of Moving Parts
Section 6: Noisy Equipment and Machines
Part II: Examples of Engineering Control
Section 7: Mold
Section 8: Dust
Section 9: Ventilation
Section 10: Pinch Points
Section 11: Compressed Gases
Section 12: Hazardous Secondary Voltages

Chapter 10: Access Hazards
Section 1: Fall Prevention
Section 2: Fall Protection
Section 3: Falling Objects
Section 4: Ladders
Section 5: Dangerous Access to Equipment

Section 6: Traffic Control
Section 7: Haul Roads

Chapter 11: Types of Construction Hazards
Section 1: Wood-Frame Construction
Section 2: Concrete Form Work
Section 3: Masonry Failures
Section 4: Tilt-Up
Section 5: Lift Slabs
Section 6: Steel Erection
Section 7: Trenching
Section 8: Tunneling
Section 9: Diving/Underwater Construction

Chapter 12: Operation and Maintenance Hazards
Section 1: Fire Prevention
Section 2: Confined Spaces
Section 3: Lighting

Section 4: Toxic Fumes and Gases
Section 5: Wind and Flooding
Section 6: Sanitation
Part III: Mechanics of Inherently Safer Design

Chapter 13: Including Safety into Design Planning
Section 1: Architectural Design Planning
Section 2: Equipment Design Planning

Chapter 14: Including Safety into Construction Planning
Section 1: Construction Safety Planning

Chapter 15: The Economics of Inherently Safer Design

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