|Document ID (ISN)||60385|
|Convention or series no.
||Safety and health for engineers
||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.
||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.
||occupational safety and health; plant safety and health organization; safety and health engineering
||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
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work
||Criminal liability in OSH