There has been relatively little written about the ethical dilemmas and challenges that safety and health professional’s face. There has been even less written about the philosophical approaches and the models and framework for safety and health professionals to use to resolve the dilemmas and challenges once they are identified and confronted. This book was written for safety and health professionals to aid in ethical decision-making and presents case studies showcasing various approaches taken when faced with such dilemmas.
The job of an industrial hygienist is many times expanded into areas that don’t fall neatly into the occupational health rubric. This new guideline offers a detailed overview of the problem of workplace violence and bullying and harassment at work and how the industrial hygiene approach to hazard identification can be utilized when trying to control workplace violence. Topics include: the extent of the problem of workplace violence, worker impacts, organizational impacts, prevention, and control measures.
By incorporating the basic principles outlined in this reference, laboratories can develop comprehensive programs that result in accurate, reliable data. These results provide assurance that the laboratory is in compliance of regulatory regulations. This expanded 5th edition includes content discussing quality assurance considerations for biological monitoring, microbiological samples, radioactive samples, and nanotechnology.
Provided in this standard is the blueprint for widespread benefits in health and safety, as well as in productivity, financial performance, quality, and other organizational and business objectives. Sections include Management Leadership and Employee Participation, Planning, Implementation and Operation, Evaluation and Corrective Action, and Management Review. Appendices address roles and responsibilities, policy statements, assessment and prioritization, audits, and more.
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