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The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety

1st Edition

Kurt W. Dreger
September 21, 2018

The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety 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,...

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

Per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS), often referred to as per- (and poly) fluorinated compounds (PFCs), have been used for years in many everyday¾ and some lifesaving¾ products. However, their use has been linked to adverse health effects in humans, a problem compounded by their...

Naked Safety: Exploring The Dynamics of Safety in a Fast-Changing World

1st Edition

Andrew Sharman
July 12, 2018

Workplace safety has never been seen as sexy, clever or cool. Fraught with legislative hurdles, ambiguous policy and complex procedures, despite its alleged importance safety has lost its way. For many organisations safety is seen as burdensome and bureaucratic and has become little more than...

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...

Safety Law: Legal Aspects in Occupational Safety and Health

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid
June 04, 2018

Safety professionals must prepare every day to safeguard their employees in the workplace. Additionally, part of every safety professional’s responsibility is to safeguard their organization when a compliance inspection is conducted by federal, OSHA, or a state plan agency. Safety professionals are...

Industrial Hygiene: Improving Worker Health through an Operational Risk Approach

1st Edition

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

Over the past forty years, the Industrial Hygiene profession has significantly grown, and is expected to continue to grow as workplaces evolve in the development, management, and usage of hazardous materials. This growth in the profession is also related to the shift in public knowledge and...

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...

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology

1st Edition

Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner
February 16, 2018

Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology first introduces Human-Centered Design (HCD) and outlines the benefits of this approach for mining equipment and new technology: HCD is a process that aims to make equipment and systems more usable and acceptable by explicitly focusing...

Handbook of Environmental Health, Two Volume Set

4th Edition

Herman Koren, Michael S. Bisesi
February 06, 2018

The two-volume Handbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive but concise discussion of important environmental health areas, including energy, ecology and people, environmental epidemiology, risk assessment and risk management, environmental law, air quality management,...

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...

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