Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition, addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions, as well as:<br /> <ul> <li>Completely revises and updates all 38 chapters in the book</li> <li>New edition adds more than 110 stories and cases from practice to illustrate various topics or issues</li> <li>New topics on adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations; convergence of safety, health and environmental departments in many organizations; the concept of prevention through design; and emphasis on safety management systems and risk management and analysis</li> <li>Includes learning exercises and computational examples based on real world situations along with in-depth references for each chapter</li> <li>Includes a detailed solutions manual for academic adopters</li> <li>Covers the primary topics included in certification exams for professional safety, such as CSP/ASP</li> </ul>
<p>Preface to the revised edition vii</p> <p><b>Part I introduction 1</b></p> <p>Chapter 1 The Importance of Safety and Health 3</p> <p>Chapter 2 Safety and Health Professions 14</p> <p>Chapter 3 Fundamental concepts and terms 23</p> <p><b>Part II Legal aspects of Safety 35</b></p> <p>Chapter 4 Federal laws, Regulations, Standards, and Agencies 37</p> <p>Chapter 5 Other safety laws and regulations 46</p> <p>Chapter 6 Workers' Compensation 53</p> <p>Chapter 7 Products liability 63</p> <p>Chapter 8 Record keeping and Reporting 74</p> <p><b>Part III Hazards and their control 85</b></p> <p>Chapter 9 General principles of hazard Control 87</p> <p>Chapter 10 Mechanics and Structures 101</p> <p>Chapter 11 Walking and Working surfaces 122</p> <p>Chapter 12 Electrical safety 140</p> <p>Chapter 13 Tools and Machines 153</p> <p>Chapter 14 Transportation 176</p> <p>Chapter 15 Materials handling 194</p> <p>Chapter 16 Fire protection and prevention 218</p> <p>Chapter 17 Explosions and Explosives 247</p> <p>Chapter 18 Heat and Cold 257</p> <p>Chapter 19 Pressure 275</p> <p>Chapter 20 Visual Environment 286</p> <p>Chapter 21 Non-ionizing radiation 296</p> <p>Chapter 22 Ionizing radiation 307</p> <p>Chapter 23 Noise and Vibration 316</p> <p>Chapter 24 Chemicals 336</p> <p>Chapter 25 Ventilation 357</p> <p>Chapter 26 Biohazards 372</p> <p>Chapter 27 Hazardous waste 384</p> <p>Chapter 28 Personal Protective Equipment 396</p> <p>Chapter 29 Emergencies and Security 412</p> <p>Chapter 30 Facility planning and design 424</p> <p><b>Part IV The Human Element 433</b></p> <p>Chapter 31 Human behavior and Performance in safety 435</p> <p>Chapter 32 Procedures, Rules, and Training 449</p> <p>Chapter 33 Ergonomics 461</p> <p><b>Part V Managing Safety and Health 485</b></p> <p>Chapter 34 Risk, Risk Assessment and Risk Management 487</p> <p>Chapter 35 Safety Management 506</p> <p>Chapter 36 System Safety 520</p> <p>Chapter 37 Safety analyses and Management Information 537</p> <p>Chapter 38 Safety plans and Programs 558</p> <p>Appendix A Ergonomics data 568</p> <p>Index 577</p>
<p><b>Roger L. Brauer Ph.D.</b> was the first Recipient of the Roger Brauer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Safety Engineers and 68th Inductee into the Safety and Health Hall of Fame International. Dr. Brauer was an adjunct professor of safety engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for 20 years and a Principal Investigator at the US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois, for 20 years. He was also Executive Director of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for 15 years.
<p><b>The essential guide to blending safety and health with effective and economical engineering</b> <p>Engineers have a moral, legal, and ethical responsibility to protect the public in professional practice and in the design of products, buildings, processes, equipment, work, and workplaces. Most engineering degree programs place high importance on safety in engineering design and practice. The overall field of safety continues to change. Safety and health professional work demands higher levels of education. Roles of safety and health professionals have shifted from implementing safety details to overseeing strategies, methods, and practices that achieve safety. The changing roles reflect the business practice of moving safety knowledge and skills deeper into organizations and workgroups. <p><i>Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition</i> is a comprehensive guide that helps engineers and safety and health practitioners reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring safety in all facets of their work. It addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, the human element of safety, and techniques for managing safety and risk in engineering and operational decisions. The third edition features new topics such as: <ul> <li>Adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations</li> <li>Convergence of safety, health, and environmental departments in many organizations</li> <li>Prevention through design</li> <li>Risk Analysis and Management and Safety Management Systems</li> </ul> <p>Written for engineers, plant managers, safety and health professionals, and students, Safety and Health for Engineers, Third Edition provides the information and tools necessary to combine health and safety with economical engineering for safer technological solutions. The new edition continues to help engineers seeking roles in safety and health or expanding such roles.