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ISBN: 9781292062167
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Edición: 8
Copyright: 2015
Páginas: 672

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Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers: Global Edition (ebook)

By David L. Goetsch


The full text downloaded to your computer With eBooks you can: search for key concepts, words and phrases make highlights and notes as you study share your notes with friends eBooks are downloaded to your computer and accessible either offline through the Bookshelf (available as a free download), available online and also via the iPad and Android apps. Upon purchase, you'll gain instant access to this eBook. Time limit The eBooks products do not have an expiry date. You will continue to access your digital ebook products whilst you have your Bookshelf installed. For all Occupational Safety, Safety and Health Management, and related courses in any safety management, engineering, industrial/manufacturing technology, or other program, in universities, colleges, community colleges, and corporate training settings. This comprehensive, extensively updated text covers all aspects of occupational safety and health in today’s global workplace. A major revision, Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers, 8th Edition, presents new and revised regulations, emerging approaches and trends, updated statistics, and other new material of significant importance to students and practitioners in the field. Among the dozens of new topics covered: ROI for safety/health investments; Heinrich's theory; Worker's Compensation lawsuits; fall protection; hard hat ratings; PPE for cold work environments; indoor air quality investigations; fungal growth assessment; nanoscale materials; and noise reduction ratings. Clear, up-to-date, and logically sequenced, this text begins with historical perspective and overview, then covers laws and regulations; human elements; hazard assessment, prevention, and control; and key management issues. Each chapter contains case studies to promote classroom discussion; at least one safety fact or myth designed to engage students; and review questions to test mastery and promote critical thinking.   Teaching and Learning Experience This book will help technologists, engineers, and managers quickly master today's best practices for occupational safety and health. It provides:  The most comprehensive coverage available, fully reflecting the field's latest trends: Thoroughly prepares students for current and future realities in the field of occupational safety and health Supported with exceptional pedagogical features: Includes well-crafted chapter summaries, key terms and concepts, review questions, and many boxed features.

Chapter 1: Safety and Health Movement, Then and Now
Chapter 2: Accidents and Their Effects
Chapter 3: Theories of Accident Causation
Chapter 4: Roles and Professional Certifications for Safety and Health Professionals
Chapter 5: Safety, Health, and Competition in the Global Marketplace
Chapter 6: The OSH Act, Standards, and Liability
Chapter 7: Workers' Compensation
Chapter 8: Accident Investigation and Reporting
Chapter 9: Product Safety and Liability
Chapter 10: Ergonomic Hazards: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD
Chapter 11: Stress and Safety
Chapter 12: Safety and Health Training
Chapter 13: Violence in the Workplace
Chapter 14: Mechanical Hazards and Machine Safeguarding
Chapter 15: Falling, Impact, Acceleration, Lifting, and Vision Hazards with Appropriate PPE
Chapter 16: Hazards of Temperature Extremes
Chapter 17: Pressure Hazards
Chapter 18: Electrical Hazards
Chapter 19: Fire Hazards and Life Safety
Chapter 20: Industrial Hygiene and Confined Spaces
Chapter 21: Radiation Hazards
Chapter 22: Noise and Vibration Hazards
Chapter 23: Computers, Automation, and Robots
Chapter 24: Bloodborne Pathogens and Bacterial Hazards in the Workplace
Chapter 25: Preparing for Emergencies and Terrorism
Chapter 26: Ethics and Safety
Chapter 27: Hazard Analysis/Prevention and Safety Management
Chapter 28: Promoting Safety
Chapter 29: Environmental Safety and ISO 14000 (Environmental Management)
Chapter 30: TSM: Total Safety Management in a Quality Management Setting
Chapter 31: Establishing a Safety-First Corporate Culture