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Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide

2nd Edition

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W. David Yates
February 24, 2015

While there are numerous technical resources available, often you have to search through a plethora of them to find the information you use on a daily basis. And maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. The new edition of a bestseller, Safety Professional'...

Safety at Work and Emergency Control: A Holistic Approach, Second Edition

1st Edition

Benedito Cardella
October 02, 2018

This book treats 'the accident' as a multifaceted phenomenon, resulting from complex interactions between physical, biological, psychological, cultural and social factors. Addressing safety with holistic vision, it combines two complementary approaches: the reductionist, to study the factors in...

The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety

1st Edition

Kurt W. Dreger
September 28, 2018

This book explores various legal issues that are often encountered by Industrial Hygiene and Safety managers during their careers. A description is presented of the various legal concepts and processes that often arise in the IH/S practice, including tort, contract, and administrative law. The goal...

Working Posture Assessment: The TACOS (Time-Based Assessment Computerized Strategy) Method

1st Edition

Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti
August 08, 2018

This book covers how to analyze awkward working postures, particularly of the spine and lower limbs, in specific groups exposed. The methods covered suggests how to evaluate the postures correctly, taking account of the duration and sequence of the tasks involved, even in very complex scenarios...

Health and Safety Management: An Alternative Approach to Reducing Accidents, Injury and Illness at Work

1st Edition

John White
July 31, 2018

At a time when our knowledge and understanding of health and safety at work is at its highest, statistics show that ongoing improvements in accident rates and time taken off work due to injury and ill-health are stagnating. Alongside the fact that around 80% of accidents can be attributed to human...

Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment: Theory, Practice, and Innovation

1st Edition

David M. Kempisty, Yun Xing, LeeAnn Racz
July 30, 2018

Perfluoroalkyl substances are compounds that have been around since the 1950s. Only recently has their adverse human health and ecological consequences become known. There are books that either investigate the chemistry or explore the toxicity of these compounds. This is the only book that will...

Evaluation Ambient Air Quality By Personnel Monitoring: Volume 1: Gases and Vapors

2nd Edition

Adrian L. Linch
June 14, 2018

Personnel monitoring is a term designating the determination of the inhaled dose of an airborne toxic material of an air-mediated hazardous physical force by the continuous collection of samples in the breathing or auditory zone, or auditory zone, or other appropriate exposed body area, over a...

Industrial Hygiene: Improving Worker Health through an Operational Risk Approach

1st Edition

Frances Alston, Emily J. Millikin, Willie Piispanen
February 27, 2018

Most of the industrial hygiene books on the market present traditional/basic fundamentals of the discipline. This book will distinguish itself because it integrates risk management techniques into managing and protecting workers and the public. The application and integration of risk into the...

Safety, Health and Environmental Auditing: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Simon Watson Pain
February 26, 2018

This new edition builds on the success of the first edition. It has been enhanced to embrace new topics including Due Dilgence, EHS Auditing, Process Safety Auditing, and a chapter summarizing auditing with the relevant ISO standards. The rest of the book has been updated to fit with the guidance...

Evaluation Ambient Air Quality By Personnel Monitoring: Volume 2 : Aerosols, Monitor Pumps, Calibration, and Quality Control

2nd Edition

Adrian L. Linch
December 13, 2017

Personnel monitoring is a term designating the determination of the inhaled dose of an airborne toxic material of an air-mediated hazardous physical force by the continuous collection of samples in the breathing or auditory zone, or auditory zone, or other appropriate exposed body area, over a...

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Work Atmospheres: Occurrence and Determination

1st Edition

Alf Bjorseth
December 13, 2017

This book deals with the sources, distribution, analytical methods, and monitoring of Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in the occupational environment. It is hoped that this book will make a contribution to understanding the formation and determination of PAH in work atmosphere and that it...

Back Injury Prevention Handbook

1st Edition

David W. Apts
December 12, 2017

Back injuries can be controlled and prevented! They are not and should not be accepted as a cost of doing business!Written in plain language for the industrial professional, this book presents back injury prevention methods that have proven effective for cost containment. Such techniques include...

Physical Hazards of the Workplace

2nd Edition

Barry Spurlock
December 11, 2017

The recognition and control of  hazards in the work environment are the cornerstone of every company’s safety and health plan. Every workplace contains dangers, especially those devoted to technology, machinery, and potentially hazardous material. This book provides you with the information...

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