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Document ID (ISN)76861
CIS number 01-692
ISBN(s) 0-87912-212-9
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hagan P.E., Montgomery J.F., O'Reilly J.T.
Title Accident prevention manual for business and industry - Administration and programs
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 1121 Spring Lake Drive, Itasca IL 60143-3201, USA, 12th ed., 2001. x, 836p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 99.95 (members), USD 119.95 (non-members).
Abstract First part of a series of textbooks on safety management in enterprises (for parts 2, 3 and 4, see CIS 01-693, CIS 00-396 and CIS 01-728). It covers: introduction to safety and health (historical perspectives, safety professionals, safety culture, regulatory history in the US); loss control information and analysis (loss control programmes, safety and health auditing, environmental auditing, workmen's compensation, hazard identification, incident investigation and analysis, cost of incidents, record keeping, incidence rates, computers and information management); organization of safety, health and environment programmes (occupational health and industrial hygiene programmes, environmental management, indoor air quality, ergonomics programmes, employee assistance programmes, emergency preparedness, workplace violence, product safety management, service and warehouse facilities, transportation safety programmes, office safety, laboratory safety, contractor and non-employee safety, process safety management); programme implementation and maintenance (motivation, safety and health training, media, safety awareness programmes). In the appendix: sources of help; answers to review questions. Last edition (9th) analysed: CIS 89-1811.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; USA; training material; safety programmes; plant safety organization
Descriptors (secondary) transport of persons; safety and health training; safety and health personnel; analysis of accident causes; laboratory work; total loss control; warehouses; risk awareness; motivation; ergonomics; transport of materials; office work; process control; manuals; training manuals; emergency organization; environmental pollution; hazard identification; accident investigation; report on investigation; safety service records; temporary workers; workmen's compensation; legislation; subcontractors; microclimate; computer applications; product safety; history; violence; safety audits; safety consciousness
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Safety programmes
Violence and terrorism
Precarious employment