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Handbook Of Osha Construction Safety And Health Second Edition

Author : Charles D. Reese
ISBN : 9781420006230
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 74.38 MB
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A practical guide for eliminating safety and health hazards from construction worksites, the Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health addresses the occupational safety and health issues faced by those working in the construction industry. The book covers a vast range of issues including program development, safety and health program implementation, intervention and prevention of construction incidents, regulatory interpretations, understanding, and compliance, OSHA's expectations, health and safety hazards faced by those working in the construction industry, and sources of information. Highlighting contract liability and multi-employer sites, this second edition features updates for construction regulations, construction job audit, training requirements, and OSHA regulations. It includes new record-keeping guidelines and forms with additional material on focused inspections. Containing updated contact information for the newest agencies, the text also presents a model safety and health program, examples of accident analysis and prevention approaches, sample safety and health checklists, and more than 200 illustrations. Taking a comprehensive approach to construction safety and health, the authors address issues seldom discussed in the construction arena such as perceptions and motivation while also discussing issues gleaned from the safety and health disciplines such as the analyzing of incidents and accident prevention techniques. Including an in-depth discussion of regulations promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the book lays the foundation upon which to build stronger safety and health initiatives, while intervening and preventing jobsite deaths, injuries, and illnesses.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Introduction To Health And Safety In Construction

Author : Phil Hughes
ISBN : 9780750681117
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 41.80 MB
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The construction industry is working hard to improve its health and safety record. It is now essential for employers and employees to be aware of the health and safety issues that concern them and demand for qualifications in this area is increasing. The coverage of this book has been directly matched to the Certificate course in Construction Safety and Health from NEBOSH. However, the comprehensive coverage of health and safety topics in a construction context make it relevant for other courses in Construction Design and Management, Construction Safety and Health, and the Built Environment, both in the UK and overseas. The text is highly illustrated in full colour, easy to read and includes self-assessment questions taken directly from NEBOSH examinations as well as a study skills chapter. The text is also supported with checklists, report forms and record sheets, making it a valuable reference tool for construction managers, supervisors, designers, building and civil engineers to consult on the day to day issues of health and safety. In its second edition the book has been updated to incorporate changes in legislation, regarding: * Noise * Vibration * COSHH * Work at Height * Fire Safety * Construction Design and Management * Fully covers the syllabus for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Safety and Health * Student-friendly presentation in full colour packed with illustrations and photographs * Includes a summary of the main legislation, ideal as a reference for students as well as for all managers in the construction industry
Category: Technology & Engineering

Accident Incident Prevention Techniques Second Edition

Author : Charles D. Reese
ISBN : 9781439855096
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 62.53 MB
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Published more than ten years ago, the first edition of Accident/Incident Prevention Techniques provided clear, comprehensive guidance on how to mitigate the cost, in personnel and to the bottom line, of accidents/incidents in the workplace. Significantly revised and updated, this Second Edition takes its place as the A to Z hands-on guide to the responsibilities, principles, tools, and techniques involved in accident investigative planning and preparation. Written by safety expert Charles D. Reese, the book details tried and true techniques that have been used by the occupational safety and health community for many years. It also presents the best theoretical methods to help those responsible for occupational safety develop the best prevention initiative for them and their workforce. Based on the premise that all businesses and industries must face the reality that occupational accidents and illnesses will transpire and the results of these events will have a negative impact on the company’s bottom line, the book provides practical examples, easy-to-implement processes, numerous illustrations, and usable forms throughout. See What’s New in the Second Edition Topics such as safety culture and behavior-based safety Expanded coverage of some topics such as analysis tools and accident investigation Updated statistical data, sources, and contacts Updated changes in regulations and compliance Relevance with current trends and issues in accident prevention By investigating the various methods and equipment used in system safety applications, the book covers a myriad of accident/incident prevention techniques and supplies the illustrations and tools that allow readers to begin to develop and build a safety and health program in their workplace. The author draws on his more than 30 years of experience to supply a template for the development of an effective safety and health program.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Safety Health And Asset Protection

Author : Richard Lack
ISBN : 9781420032932
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 52.1 MB
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When you need accurate, up-to-date information in the rapidly changing field of asset protection, you need the most authoritative resource available. You need Safety, Health, and Asset Protection: Management Essentials, Second Edition. It covers regulatory compliance, technical standards, legal aspects, risk management, and training requirements. The chapters on communication and management skills assist you in functioning as an effective member of your unit's management team. In light of the global workplace, the book highlights some of the technical standards and cultural approaches to asset protection in the international arena. See what's new in the Second Edition: Fire Protection Security Safety Engineering Standards Get complete, updated coverage of: Safety and Health Systems Management Environmental Management Professional Management International Developments Standards of Competence Written by widely experienced asset protection practitioners and edited by one of the field's most experienced professionals, Safety, Health, and Asset Protection: Management Essentials, Second Edition has been extensively revised and expanded to ensure that you will have the essential information required to maintain competency and confidence in your profession.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Strategic Safety Management In Construction And Engineering

Author : Patrick X. W. Zou
ISBN : 9781118839348
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 24.99 MB
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Although the construction and engineering sector makes important contributions to the economic, social, and environmental objectives of a nation, it has a notorious reputation for being an unsafe industry in which to work. Despite the fact that safety performance in the industry has improved, injuries and fatalities still occur frequently. To address this, the industry needs to evolve further by integrating safety into all decision making processes. Strategic Safety Management in Construction and Engineering takes a broad view of safety from a strategic decision making and management perspective with a particular focus on the need to balance and integrate ‘science’ and ‘art’ when implementing safety management. The principles covered here include the economics of safety, safety climate and culture, skills for safety, safety training and learning, safety in design, risk management, building information modelling, and safety research methods and the research-practice nexus. They are integrated into a strategic safety management framework which comprises strategy development, implementation, and evaluation. Practical techniques are included to apply the principles in the context of the construction and engineering industry and projects. Case studies are also provided to demonstrate the localised context and applications of the principles and techniques in practice.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Management

Author : Eugenio Pellicer
ISBN : 9781118539606
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 51.14 MB
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The management of construction projects is a wide ranging and challenging discipline in an increasingly international industry, facing continual challenges and demands for improvements in safety, in quality and cost control, and in the avoidance of contractual disputes. Construction Management grew out of a Leonardo da Vinci project to develop a series of Common Learning Outcomes for European Managers in Construction. Financed by the European Union, the project aimed to develop a library of basic materials for developing construction management skills for use in a pan-European context. Focused exclusively on the management of the construction phase of a building project from the contractor’s point of view, Construction Management covers the complete range of topics of which mastery is required by the construction management professional for the effective delivery of new construction projects. With the continued internationalisation of the construction industry, Construction Management will be required reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students across Europe.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Safety And Health

Author : David L. Goetsch
ISBN : 0132374692
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 44.88 MB
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This up-to-date and practical teaching resource makes the theories and principles of construction safety and health useful in a real-world setting, and integrates up-to-the-minute research throughout. Direct and straightforward, CONSTRUCTION SAFETY & HEALTH, 2/e focuses on the specific needs of modern construction professionals and on the requirements set forth by OSHA and other regulators., Each chapter focuses on one key area of concern, and chapters are sequenced to reflect the typical organization of college-level construction safety and health courses. Extensive updates include: LEED accreditation; effects of design on construction safety; new material on ergonomics, human factors, and behavior-based safety; and much more. Every chapter includes review questions, listings of key terms and concepts, and activities promoting critical thinking, discussion, and hands-on application.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Principles Of Construction Safety

Author : Allan St John Holt
ISBN : 9780470680247
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 84.68 MB
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The construction industry has not had a good record on health and safety and faces tough legal and financial penalties for breaches of the law. This book provides a unique resource for all those who construct or procure the construction of projects of all sizes and in all countries and for clients who need to keep abreast of their own and their contractors' responsibilities. It gives practical guidance on best practice, including: measuring performance and recording information developing a safety policy and method statements assessing risk training and understanding people the basics of the construction/environment interface The book addresses several topics not found in other reference works, discussing techniques of health and safety and basic environmental management as applied to the industry. It uniquely provides 50 quick reference guides setting out solutions to common problems. These include falls, manual and mechanical handling, work with asbestos and noise. It also summarises the main UK legal requirements on construction safety and health and includes a number of useful checklists and model forms. Written by a very experienced health and safety practitioner, who is also author of the highly successful IOSH book Principles of Health and Safety at Work, this book will be welcomed by all responsible for health and safety. It will also provide an excellent text for the NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) Construction Safety and Health national certificate.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Basics Of Occupational Safety

Author : David L. Goetsch
ISBN : 0134678710
Genre : Industrial hygiene
File Size : 82.58 MB
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For courses in industrial safety and industrial safety and health. Complete guide to basic workplace safety, across technical fields The Basics of Occupational Safety fills the need for a practical teaching resource introducing students to the basics of workplace safety. In his hallmark easy-to-read style, Goetsch examines the latest standards of OSHA, NIOSH, and other US regulatory bodies in the context of new and emerging industry trends. The text suits students in secondary and postsecondary technical programs who need one occupational safety course, such as students of manufacturing, welding, carpentry, and electronics. The 3rd edition is a major revision encompassing new and revised regulations and other updates of importance to students of occupational safety and health.
Category: Industrial hygiene

Intermediate Gnvq Construction And The Built Environment 2nd Ed

Author : Des Millward
ISBN : 9781317883197
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 51.13 MB
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GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment: Intermediate provides essential coverage of the general skills, knowledge and understanding required for the four mandatory units in the Intermediate GNVQ. The book covers all the underpinning knowledge the student needs to know to satisfy the evidence indicators of the course and this is reinforced by worked examples, short answer questions as well as some more detailed assignments. This second edition has been revised in line with the 1997 content revision. Each chapter is written around the specifications of one unit and includes: brief introduction key areas covered by the chapter list of key learning objectives, drawn from the performance criteria key terms picked out in bold type, and included in glossary student tasks interspersed throughout the text improved integration of key skills While the text is primarily designed to satisfy the requirements of the Intermediate GNVQ course, it can also be used as a reference source at Foundation level.
Category: Technology & Engineering