Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Services

1st Edition

Charles D. Reese

CRC Press
Published October 24, 2008
Reference - 432 Pages - 107 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420053784 - CAT# 53787
Series: Handbook of Safety and Health for the Service Industry

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Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Services focuses on the safety requirements of the wholesale and retail trades, including warehousing. This detailed text describes the hazards associated with chemicals, compressed gases, and fire. In addition to discussing the ergonomics behind hand tools, ladders, machine guarding, material handling, and industrial trucks, the book:

  • Addresses interventions and preventive approaches to help ensure a safe workplace
  • Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations
  • Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards
  • Includes safety checklists and other tools for immediate use
  • Identifies energy source exposures, potential hazards, and applicable regulations

This resource provides a comprehensive review of applicable safety standards that impact these industries, and addresses how to work with OSHA to comply with its regulations. This text is a valuable reference for promoting safety in the workplace, and every manager in these fields would benefit from a copy.


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