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Document ID (ISN)67292
CIS number 96-1303
ISBN(s) 1-56670-054-X
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lack R.W.
Title Essentials of safety and health management
Bibliographic information CRC Press Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, Florida 33431, USA, 1996. xx, 712p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 49.00.
Abstract This manual is in 11 sections: introduction to occupational accidents and statistical aspects; safety programme management (programme organization, engineering design and construction, training and motivation, incident reporting and accident prevention, effective safety management, process safety management, control of hazardous materials); health programme management (an effective health management programme, ergonomics, risk communication); regulatory compliance; legal aspects; risk management; application of modern management principles to safety and health; safety and health training; international developments; standards of competence; the future (safety and health professionals, use of computer technology in environmental compliance).
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; plant safety and health organization; role of management; safety programmes
Descriptors (secondary) training of OSH personnel; information of personnel; USA; chemical safety; occupational psychology; process engineering; human behaviour; ergonomics; construction work; manuals; hazard evaluation; pollution control; accident investigation; international cooperation; legislation; safety training in industry; safety checks; check lists; criminal liability; safety and health personnel
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) Safety programmes
Criminal liability in OSH
Workplace health promotion