Physical Hazard Control: Preventing Injuries in the Workplace

Physical Hazard Control: Preventing Injuries in the Workplace

by Frank R. Spellman, Revonna M. Bieber

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605907611
Publisher: Government Institutes
Publication date: 08/24/2011
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 985,832
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Frank R. Spellman has been a practicing safety professional for over 35 years. He is the author or coauthor of more than 70 books, including Occupational Safety and Health Simplified for the Chemical Industry (2009) and The Handbook of Safety Engineering (2010).

Revonna M. Bieber works for the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in the field of industrial hygiene. She is the coauthor of Occupational Safety and Health Simplified for the Chemical Industry (2009).

Table of Contents

Preface v

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations vii

1 Physical Hazards and Controls 1

2 Layout, Construction, and Maintenance of Facilities 8

3 Safeguarding, Lockouts, and Tagouts 20

4 Confined Spaces 28

5 Noise 40

6 Radiation 47

7 Ergonomics Electrical Safety 54

8 Electrical Safety 59

9 Fire Safety and Thermal Stressors 66

10 Hand and Portable Power Tools 78

11 Woodworking 81

12 Metalworking Machinery 89

13 Welding Operations 96

14 Vehicular and Mobile Equipment Safety 101

15 Retail, Service, and Warehouse Facilities 111

16 Workplace Violence 127

17 Safety Evaluations and Inspection Processes 134

References and Recommended Reading 143

Index 147

About the Authors 151

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