This resource encompasses the evaluation of chemical and physical exposures, the interaction of the worker with the machinery, and the effects of the workplace on the external environment. Whether an organization is planning to conduct its first audit, proven methods are provided to best evaluate the effectiveness of their organization’s industrial hygiene and safety program.
This practical application of OSHA regulations for hazardous waste sites is an excellent starting point for understanding and controlling chemical hazards. Major topics include federal regulations in 29 CFR 1910.120; the basics of chemical recognition, evaluation, and protection, and application of the basic principles. Charts, graphs, and photographs make this ideal for HAZWOPER training and in the academic classroom.
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.
The use of radiation in research, medicine, and industry is highly regulated. Safety professionals working with radiation must possess not only good understanding of science, but also of regulatory requirements. The RSO Survival Handbook provides an introduction to radiation safety including basic radiation science, radiation safety practices and procedures, and federal or state regulations. References and examples of forms to be used for surveys, audits, or for other specific investigations are included. The information provided in this reference will benefit the RSO working in an academic, research, or medical facility.
Industrial hygienists and environmental health professionals are provided key safety and health planning and execution steps to follow during various disaster response operations. It provides technical information on air monitoring, respiratory protection and personal protective equipment and offers guidelines for an effective response to an all-hazards threat environment.
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.
This document is intended to provide guidance on the design, installation, maintenance and safe operating practices for rack storage areas. Safety considerations in the design of product and material racking systems and warehouse facilities are reviewed and include the aspects related to the material handling process. This guideline also summarizes facility, structural (floor load capacity), and operational (layout, aisle widths, area lighting, material handling equipment) concerns.
Learn to communicate more effectively with welding shop and plant personnel with this practical guide, written for those who have little actual “hands on” shop experience. Topics include health and safety considerations, welding terminology, equipment, welding and cutting in confined spaces, construction, maintenance, and repair welding, plus the health effects of metals, gases, and other agents commonly encountered in welding processes.
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