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Occupational Health & Safety (3rd Edition)

Occupational Health & Safety (3rd Edition)

Addressing the span of expertise necessary to develop health and safety programs for companies of any size can be daunting and often requires a multi-specialty team of professionals. This edition of the National Safety Council’s Occupational Health & Safety is designed for those who are responsible for implementing health and safety programs but who have not been formally trained in the field. It is also intended to serve as a general guidance for corporate managers, human resource professionals, and others who interact with health and safety managers. The overall goal of this textbook is to describe the professionals needed, programs they can provide, methods of evaluating programs, and the emerging issues in the field of occupational health and safety. This completely revised edition edited by Marci Balge and Gary Krieger gives students a foundation for a strong compliance program in facilities of all sizes and functions.

Topics include:

  • Workplace exposures
  • Shift work stress
  • Radiation safety
  • Occupational stress
  • Ergonomics and back injuries
  • Fitness programs
  • Substance abuse

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Background
  1. Growth of Occupational Health
  2. Early History and Post-World War II Trends
Part 2 Occupational Health and Safety Professions
  1. Occupational Medicine Profession
  2. Occupational Health Nursing Profession
  3. Safety Profession
  4. Industrial Hygiene Profession
Part 3 Occupational Health and Safety Programs
  1. Occupational Health and Safety Program Design
  2. Occupational Medicine Programs
  3. Occupational Health Nursing Programs
  4. Safety Programs
  5. Industrial Hygiene Programs
  6. Environmental Regulations
  7. Radiation Safety Programs
  8. Workers' Compensation Management Programs
  9. Travel Health and Remote Work Programs
  10. Ergonomics Programs
  11. Employee Safety and Security Programs
  12. Emergency Response Programs
  13. Community Involvement Programs
  14. Program Assessment and Evaluation
Part 4 Human Resources Issues
  1. Preplacement Testing
  2. Stress Management
  3. Substance Abuse
  4. Scheduling Shiftwork
  5. Employee Education
  6. Gender Issues in the Workplace
  7. Workers with Disabilities and the ADA
  8. Outsourcing Occupational Health and Safety Services
Part 5 Future Issues
  1. Infectious Diseases Health in Developing Countries
  2. Information Management
  3. Sources of Help

Details

Formats: Hardcover
Dimensions:8.5"x11"
Pages: 598
Copyright date: 2000
Illustrated:Yes
Product #: 12220-0000
ISBN: 978-0-87912-203-4
Suggested retail price: $145.60

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