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Document ID (ISN)60385
CIS number 93-1137
ISBN(s) 0-442-21125-2
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brauer R.L.
Title Safety and health for engineers
Bibliographic information Van Nostrand Reinhold, 115 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003, USA; Chapman and Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 8HN, United Kingdom, 1990. xx, 651p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 85.50.
Abstract This manual is arranged in five parts. Part 1 discusses the importance of safety and health and explains fundamental concepts and terms. Part 2 covers legal requirements including workers' compensation and products liability. Part 3 looks at various hazards and reviews engineering controls for their elimination or reduction. Part 4 covers human behaviour and performance in safety including procedures, rules, training and ergonomics. Part 5 addresses the management of safety and reviews approaches for the hazard analysis of equipment, processes and systems. Appendices include OSHA chemical exposure limits for air contaminants and ergonomics data.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; plant safety and health organization; safety and health engineering
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; extreme temperatures; falls of persons; materials handling; disposal of harmful waste; safety devices; safe layout; non-ionizing radiation; harmful substances; work in pressurized atmosphere; transport; human behaviour; ergonomics; explosion hazards; manuals; training manuals; safety analysis; electrical safety; list of chemical substances; limitation of exposure; artificial lighting; ventilation; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; personal protective equipment; fire protection; biological hazards; safety service records; workmen's compensation; mechanical hazards; health service records; legislation; role of management; safety rules; criminal liability; safety and health training; noise and vibration control
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Criminal liability in OSH