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Managing safety not only saves lives and prevents injuries, but also boosts employee morale and has a positive effect on an organization's bottom line.
Comprehensive book that teaches how to recognize a medical emergency, handle breathing and cardiac emergencies and sustain life until professional help arrives.
The NSC First Aid Quick Guide is your quick start to First Aid live saving efforts. Pack of 10.
DDC Self-Study is an excellent option for new employee orientation, refresher and post-incident driver training. Study guides only.
This library contains six titles that are fundamental to any professional safety practice:
1. Administration and Programs book, 14th edition 2. Engineering & Technology book, 14th edition 3. Environment Management, 2nd edition 4. Security Management, 2nd edition5. Occupational Health & Safety, 3rd edition.6. Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, 6th editionFor more information on individual books, please view them separately in the catalog.
This essentials edition combines the most critical chapters from the Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry: Engineering &Technology and the Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry: Administration & Programs to provide a single resource for educators and safety professionals. This new slimmed-down version of the National Safety Council’s flagship series builds on the outstanding work of previous contributors to the National Safety Council’s flagship series. Since 1946, experts from a variety of different subject areas have come together to make the APMs an important resource in support of safety programs and education. The Accident Prevention Manual: Essentials continues in that tradition by compiling the fundamental topics relevant to a safety, health, or environmental professional.
Serving safety professionals with years of experience, individuals new to the field of safety, as well as educators introducing students to a career in the safety industry, the Accident Prevention Manual: Essentials is a valuable source of information that can be incorporated into the goals and objectives of any organization’s safety program.
ISBN: 978-0-87912-332-1 Product Number: 121520000Softcover, 512 pagesProduct dimensions: 8"x10"Publisher: National Safety Council
This quick reference book is a compilation of several resources related to the art and science of safety management. The small guidebook serves as a useful resource for anyone dedicated to the continuous improvement of occupational safety and health and can be easily transported to class, injury site, or job site.
Product Number: 17648-0000 ISBN# 978-0-87912-331-4
Occupational safety and health is a concern for workers and employers alike. Workplaces have many different types of hazards, and thousands of people are injured, disabled, or killed on the job each year. The goal of occupational safety and health is to reduce the injuries and illnesses that occur in the workplace.
Having a safe place to work is good for your health; it is also good for your business. The costs associated with injuries and illnesses, lost wage compensation, insurance premiums, hiring replacement workers, damaged equipment, and lost production are immense expenses for businesses and the economy in general.
Many U.S. workplaces have a staff of professionals with university degrees and experience in occupational safety and health. However, in many companies the task of developing and implementing injury and illness programs falls to employees with experience and responsibilities in other areas such as the human resources manager, the security officer, or the quality control manager.
Basics of Occupational Safety and Health provides an introduction to the development of programs that reduce injuries and address regulatory requirements. At the same time, this book describes how good health and safety programs improve the sustainability of the organization through continuous improvement. Paperback: 164 pagesPublisher: National Safety Council (2014)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-0-87912-333-8Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
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For more information on individual books, please view them separately in the catalog.
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.
Hardcover: 548 pagesPublisher: National Safety Council; 2nd edition (2000)Language: EnglishISBN-13: 978-0879122096Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.8 x 2.2 inches
Safety through design is not a precise science. Since it is not a “one size fits all” type of effort, it will require customization within your company. But, the basic concepts of early involvement in the design stage, careful evaluation of hazards and risk assessment are universally applicable.
Readers will find divergent viewpoints, which are acceptable, since there has been success with many different approaches to their application. This text is focused on providing significant insights into the concepts, and their potential integration and application in your operations. The material must be sorted, evaluated and massaged to produce an appropriate blend for your operations, since safety through design is not a “cookie cutter” practice.
Hardcover: 282 Pages
Publisher: National Safety Council (1999)
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.1 x 1 inches
The Accident Prevention Manual for Business & Industry: Security Management is the industry’s most up-to-date textbook on protecting personnel, property and proprietary information. This manual addresses the major changes in security management over the last decade, including the most current threats in global and domestic terrorism, workplace violence, corporate espionage and cyber attacks.
The APM: Security Management is an essential resource for safety managers and individuals with security-related responsibilities, including human resource managers, facility managers and operations managers. This textbook is designed to prepare students for a career in security and safety management. This manual features new and updated sections on:
Management of proprietary information
Physical security concepts
Critical incident management
Find all-new chapters, including:
Management of Proprietary Information
The Physical Security Survey
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
Developing an Emergency Operations Plan
Public-Private Partnership on Security
Hardcover: 407 pages
Publisher: National Safety Council; 2nd Edition (June 2010)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11”
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