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Occupational Safety & Health

Product Code/ISBN: 9780826935700

Occupational Safety & Health provides an overview of necessary safety practices, potential workplace hazards, and how various processes need to be managed in order to maintain a safe workplace. This textbook is designed for use in introductory safety courses, by professionals who want to advance in the field, and by individuals who need to understand and implement safety programs. Appropriate safety regulations and laws, hazard recognition, and personal protective equipment are addressed.


This must-have reference includes:

personal protective equipment

walking and working surfaces

ladders and scaffolds

material handling

control of hazardous energy

confined spaces

electrical safety

hazardous materials management

hand and portable power tools

welding and allied processes


This book provides complete coverage of core concepts, as well as:

an overview of occupational safety and health

safety and occupational health program development

laws, regulations, and standards

hazard recognition

machine safeguards

process safety management

fire prevention

motor vehicle transportation safety

occupational health

emergency planning

accident investigation and record keeping