Safety and Health for Engineers

ISBN-10: 0471291897

ISBN-13: 9780471291893

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Roger L. Brauer

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This updated edition reflects the major changes in the regulatory environment, helping engineers reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring workplace safety. It focuses on the fundamentals, legal aspects, the human element and techniques for managing safety.
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/23/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 758
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.498

ROGER L. BRAUER, PhD, is an inductee of the Safety and Health Hall of Fame International and a Fellow of the American Society of Safety Engineers. He has been a professor of safety engineering for twenty years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Brauer is also a former vice president of professional development for the American Society of Safety Engineers, and author of six books and numerous papers. He was principal investigator at the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois, for twenty years.

Preface
Introduction
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
Product 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
Materials Handling
Fire Protection and Prevention
Explosions and Explosives
Heat and Cold
Pressure
Visual Environment
Nonionizing 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
Osha Permissible Exposure Limits
Ergonomics Data
Index
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