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This reference guide, written by former USDOL/OSHA Assistant Area Director Rick Kaletsky, is a must-have resource on employer rights and responsibilities when dealing with what some might perceive as an adversarial OSHA relationship. It discusses how to:
Filled with useful information that only an OSHA compliance officer could provide — plus an extensive self-inspection checklist and useful lists of contacts for health and safety-related information — this 2016 update provides practical and in-depth coverage of the issues relevant to safety professionals, loss prevention specialists, consultants, managers, attorneys, or any organization that aims to maintain a safer and more healthful work environment.
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Introduction: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Part 1: Preparing for OSHA
Part 2: Responding to OSHA
Copyright date: 2012
Product #: 12027-0000
Suggested retail price: $136.05
Be sure to check out the companion video Walk-Thru Safety Inspection: Through the Eyes of an OSHA Compliance Officer. This classic video highlights a variety of specific and potential hazards and abatement methods, giving you and your students a first-hand look at what to expect during a routine inspection. (The video is not available as a desk copy.)
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"Rick Kaletsky's book is comprehensive, detailed, and 'Real World.' It should be part of every safety professional's reference shelf, especially for those that have responsibility for OSHA compliance." --Paul W. Gills, CSP, ALCM, ARM; Former Region XI Vice President, American Society of Engineers; Assistant Vice President, Loss Control, Alea North America Insurance Company
"This step-by-step guide to the on-site inspection process and follow-up leaves nothing to chance."--M. Lance Miller, CAE, Executive Vice President, Metal Treating Institute
"The author knows his subject thoroughly, .. Both parts offer complete treatments of the subjects addressed. .. I recommend the book for the safety, health or technical professional."--Morton Corn, Ph.D.; Professor Emeritus, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
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