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Occupational Hygiene Management Guide

Author : Shirley K. Jones
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Applicable worldwide, this valuable guide will enable you to develop, implement, and maintain the effective occupational health programs for your company needs. Authored by four experts responsible for environment, health, and safety at different General Electric businesses, it can help you avoid costly business as well as personal liabilities resulting from occupational health problems. This book describes the hazard recognition and control procedures essential to employee preventive health programs. Details the auditing and measurements process, and outlines the procedures necessary to monitor and ensure total effectiveness of your program, both immediate and long-term. A prime feature is the 1989-1990 TLVs (Threshold Limit Values) and BEIs (Biological Exposure Indices) published with permission of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

Occupational Hygiene Management Guide

Author : Shirley K. Jones
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Applicable worldwide, this valuable guide will enable you to develop, implement, and maintain the effective occupational health programs for your company needs. Authored by four experts responsible for environment, health, and safety at different General Electric businesses, it can help you avoid costly business as well as personal liabilities resulting from occupational health problems. This book describes the hazard recognition and control procedures essential to employee preventive health programs. Details the auditing and measurements process, and outlines the procedures necessary to monitor and ensure total effectiveness of your program, both immediate and long-term. A prime feature is the 1989-1990 TLVs (Threshold Limit Values) and BEIs (Biological Exposure Indices) published with permission of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

WHS A Management Guide

Author : Richard Archer
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WHS: A Management Guide is a digital-only resource that looks beyond the current understanding of work health and safety to understand how workplaces can be shaped to fit human needs. It caters to future WHS managers while also providing a practical introduction to WHS for all students. Taking a humanist approach to WHS, the content goes beyond the risk-management model of physical safety to take into account the larger perspective of human health needs, including psychological and social. This cross-sector resource blends the requirements of academic, vocational and industry training, mapping to BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. Available only on the MindTap platform, WHS: A Management Guide, 6e is full of innovative resources to support critical thinking, and help your students move from memorisation to mastery! Includes: - WHS: A Management Guide eBook - In-depth case studies with questions that help students to apply chapter concepts to the workplace - Concept clip videos recap core processes and concepts from the chapter, supporting student understanding of WHS terminology and concepts - ‘In your workplace’ scenarios with questions prompt students to consider the challenges of various WHS situations - Revision quizzes, ‘Check your understanding’ questions, 'What do you think?' polling activities, and more Learn more about the online tools cengage.com.au/mindtap

U S Environmental Protection Agency Library System Book Catalog Holdings as of July 1973

Author : United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Library Systems Branch
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Lees Loss Prevention in the Process Industries

Author : Frank Lees
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Safety in the process industries is critical for those who work with chemicals and hazardous substances or processes. The field of loss prevention is, and continues to be, of supreme importance to countless companies, municipalities and governments around the world, and Lees’ is a detailed reference to defending against hazards. Recognized as the standard work for chemical and process engineering safety professionals, it provides the most complete collection of information on the theory, practice, design elements, equipment, regulations and laws covering the field of process safety. An entire library of alternative books (and cross-referencing systems) would be needed to replace or improve upon it, but everything of importance to safety professionals, engineers and managers can be found in this all-encompassing three volume reference instead. The process safety encyclopedia, trusted worldwide for over 30 years Now available in print and online, to aid searchability and portability Over 3,600 print pages cover the full scope of process safety and loss prevention, compiling theory, practice, standards, legislation, case studies and lessons learned in one resource as opposed to multiple sources

Environmental Health and Toxicology

Author : Kathryn S. Deck
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Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Management

Author : Gayle Woodside
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The most comprehensive and convenient guide to date on the management, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste. For the professional faced with making sense of the reams of governmental regulations surrounding waste handling and disposal from the EPA, OSHA, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, untangling the legal jargon can be as challenging as managing these materials and wastes. Explaining how these complex regulations interrelate and when they apply, the first edition of Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Management became an instant reference staple-offering practical, comprehensive guidance on current definitions of hazardous wastes and materials as well as their use, management, treatment, storage, and disposal. Extensively revised and expanded with many new topics, this new Second Edition now covers additional areas such as water quality management, pollution prevention, process safety management, and transportation of hazardous materials and waste. Retaining its predecessor's practical topical range, this edition is invaluable for the chemical and environmental engineer as well as the hazardous materials technician, with essential information on: Hazardous materials management in the workplace, from personal monitoring and protection to safety and administration. Treatment and disposal technologies. Environmental contamination assessment and management, including groundwater and soil, air quality, water quality, and pollution prevention. Process safety management, hazard assessment, emergency response, and incident handling. The first book to provide coherent treatment of both hazardous materials and waste management in one volume, the Second Edition of Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Management secures this reference's well-earned position in the professional's library as a source of solid, timely technical information.

Safety and Health for Engineers

Author : Roger L. Brauer
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The essential guide to blending safety and health with economical engineering Over time, the role of the engineer has evolved into a complex combination of duties and responsibilities. Modern engineers are required not only to create products and environments, but to make them safe and economical as well. Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide that helps engineers reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring safety in all facets of their work. It addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition, the human element of safety, and techniques for managing safety in engineering decisions. Like its successful predecessor, this Second Edition contains a broad range of topics and examples, detailed references to information and standards, real-world application exercises, and a significant bibliography of books for each chapter. Inside this indispensable resource, you'll find: * The duties and legal responsibilities for which engineers are accountable * Updated safety laws and regulations and their enforcement agencies * An in-depth study of hazards and their control * A thorough discussion of human behavior, capabilities, and limitations * Key instruction on managing safety and health through risk management, safety analyses, and safety plans and programs Additionally, Safety and Health for Engineers includes the latest legal considerations, new risk analysis methods, system safety and decision-making tools, and today's concepts and methods in ergonomic design. It also contains revised reference figures and tables, OSHA permissible exposure limits, and updated examples and exercises taken from real cases that challenged engineering designs. Written for engineers, plant managers, safety professionals, and students, Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition provides the information and tools you need to unite health and safety with economical engineering for safer technological solutions.

Occupational Hygiene

Author : Kerry Gardiner
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Employees, employers and the government have all become very awareof the effects on health of the work environment. As a result, thissubject area is rapidly developing with recent changes inlegislation, sampling and measurement methods, as well as a newemphasis on the psychological impact of work, and the importance ofan appropriate work-life balance. The purpose of this book is to provide a clear and conciseaccount of the principles of occupational hygiene and, as such, itis suitable for students studying for degree courses in thissubject and for the MFOM. It is also suitable for occupationalphysicians and nurses, to safety representatives and to tradeunionists. This edition sees the introduction of nine new chapters coveringrecently emerged topics such as work/life balance, workorganisation and pyschological issues.

Reader s Guide to the Social Sciences

Author : Jonathan Michie
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This 2-volume work includes approximately 1,200 entries in A-Z order, critically reviewing the literature on specific topics from abortion to world systems theory. In addition, nine major entries cover each of the major disciplines (political economy; management and business; human geography; politics; sociology; law; psychology; organizational behavior) and the history and development of the social sciences in a broader sense.