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Document ID (ISN)65911
CIS number 96-137
ISBN(s) 0-86587-478-6
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) West G.A., Michaud R.W.
Title Principles of environmental health and safety management
Bibliographic information Government Institutes Inc., 4 Research Place, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20850, USA, 1995. xix, 359p. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract This manual provides advice on developing an environmental management programme within an enterprise. Contents: understanding the company that the environmental health and safety (EH&S) programme is to serve; advantages of an EH&S programme; establishing the scope of corporate policies and programmes; organization of an EH&S management programme; environmental education and training; information management; cost accounting; effective workplace communications; strategic planning; process safety; pollution prevention and waste minimization; environmental concerns in business transactions; role of auditing and benchmarking. In appendix: comparative discussion of ISO standards 9000 (total quality management) and draft 14000 (environmental management).
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; neighbourhood protection; role of management; environmental pollution; safety programmes; pollution control
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; ISO; process engineering; manuals; information of personnel; programme evaluation; cost-benefit analysis; comment on standard; safety and health training; process safety conditions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Safety programmes
Pollution control
Environmental pollution