Accident Prevention Manual - Environmental Management 2nd Edition

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Accident Prevention Manual - Environmental Management 2nd Edition
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This updated manual is an important resource for anyone responsible for facility design, maintenance, safety and health, and/or security in a work environment.

The Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry - Environmental Management is a part of a four-volume set that also includes Administration & Programs, Engineering & Technology and Security Management. 

This 550-page edition is organized in three sections:

I. General Framework

Features a national and global overview of political, historical, economic, ethical, legal, legislative and scientific environmental developments, and comes with up-to-date perspectives on management, strategy, assessment and auditing techniques

II. Waste Management

Explains complex laws and techniques for managing treatment, storage and disposal of chemical and radioactive wastes, helps managers review training requirements for hazardous waste treatment and discusses the growing importance of pollution prevention and waste minimization

III. Special Concerns

Examines the broader issues of our external and internal environments that ultimately affect public health, including epidemiology, risk communication, risk assessment and regulatory and legal decisions. Analyzes the impact of population growth, deforestation, soil depletion, acid rain, ozone depletion and global warming, and illustrates how to develop an environmental strategy with respect to ISO standards.

The Accident Prevention Manual - Environmental Management 2nd Edition also includes:

•    Ten case studies in environmental management

•    Comprehensive environmental resource guide

•    Glossary of acronyms

•    Glossary of terms

Released in March 2000, this manual was written by a renowned group of safety, health and environmental experts and edited by Gary R. Krieger, MD, MPH and DABT.