Accident Prevention Manual - Environmental Management 2nd Edition

Product SKU 121550000

Accident Prevention Manual - Environmental Management 2nd Edition
$ 189 99
$ 151 99
Become a member today & save!

Volume Pricing

Save more when buying in volume.
Tap to expand details.

List Price

About this product

If you're responsible for facility design, maintenance, safety and health, and/or security in your work environment, be sure to review this new edition of an important safety reference resource.

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

This comprehensive resource manual is written by a renowned group of safety, health and environmental experts and edited by Gary R. Krieger, MD, MPH, DABT. Newly released in March 2000, 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, including up-to-date perspectives on management, strategy, assessment and auditing techniques.

II. Waste Management

  • Explains the complex laws and techniques used to manage the treatment, storage and disposal of chemical and radioactive hazardous wastes.
  • Includes a review of the 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, which ultimately affect public health.
  • Discusses epidemiology, risk communication and risk assessment and the regulatory and legal decisions made on the basis of these processes.
  • Analyzes the issues and impact of population growth, deforestation, soil depletion, acid rain, ozone depletion and global warming.
  • Illustrates how to develop an environmental strategy and management approach with respect to ISO standards.

Environmental Management also includes:

  • Ten Case Studies in Environmental Management
  • A Comprehensive Environmental Resource Guide
  • Glossary of Acronyms
  • Glossary of Terms

Updates environmental issues impacting those responsible for facility design, maintenance, safety and health, and security.