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Title:
Industrial safety and health for goods and materials services
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Publication Information:
London : CRC Press, 2009
Physical Description:
xxi, 408 p. : ill. 26 cm.
ISBN:
9781420053784
DSP_RESTRICTION_NOTE:
Includes bibliographical references and index

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Summary

Summary

Industrial Safety and Health for Goods and Materials Servicesfocuses on the safety requirements of the wholesale and retail trades, including warehousing. This detailed text describes the hazards associated with chemicals, compressed gases, and fire. In addition to discussing the ergonomics behind hand tools, ladders, machine guarding, material handling, and industrial trucks, the book:

Addresses interventions and preventive approaches to help ensure a safe workplace Uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations Provides guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards Includes safety checklists and other tools for immediate use Identifies energy source exposures, potential hazards, and applicable regulations

This resource provides a comprehensive review of applicable safety standards that impact these industries, and addresses how to work with OSHA to comply with its regulations. This text is a valuable reference for promoting safety in the workplace, and every manager in these fields would benefit from a copy.


Author Notes

Reese\, Charles D.