occupational health training Books

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management: A Practical Approach

    Drawing on author Charles Reese’s 23 years of experience as a safety manager and educator, Occupational Health and Safety Management: A Practical Approach presents a total management approach to a broad range of issues in occupational health and safety. Reese covers every facet of safety and health management with real-world examples and ...

  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Laws and Regulations

    This handbook includes the history and purpose of the laws and regulations, permitting, recordkeeping, monitoring, training, and enforcement strategies for most EHS laws and regulations. It also includes key terms and definitions and explains common terminology for each law and regulation.Includes print and CD versions.Laws and regulations covered ...

  • Education and Training in Indoor Air Sciences

    Many buildings fail to perform adequately, causing illness and productivity loss among the inhabitants. The growing impact of this problem on people and property values - and the increasing litigation to which it gives rise - clearly reveals the limitations in and piecemeal character of the current education of building and health ...

  • Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health, Second Edition

    A practical guide for eliminating safety and health hazards from construction worksites, the Handbook of OSHA Construction Safety and Health addresses the occupational safety and health issues faced by those working in the construction industry. The book covers a vast range of issues including program development, safety and health program ...

  • Health and Safety Guide for Human Resources Professionals

    This guide outlines the role and responsibility of Human Resources Professionals in ensuring employee health and safety. Clear strategies for leveraging existing resources shows the reader how to integrate workplace health and safety in all aspects of human resources management practices. Topics covered include the role of human resources in ...

  • Tolley`s Health & Safety at Work Handbook 2008 20th edition

    Written by a team of experts on health and safety, this popular handbook provides an authoritative reference source covering key aspects of health and safety law and practice, as well as related environmental and employment information, in an easy-to-use A-Z format. Providing clear interpretation of legislation and regulations, on a range of ...

  • Petroleum road tanker drivers: Evaluation and exposure to noise

    Petroleum road tanker drivers may be exposed to moderate, but potentially significant, levels of noise exposure whilst at work.This publication reviews the health effects of noise and occupational exposure data from several companies. It also reviews sources of noise and suggests methods to reduce exposure to as low as is reasonably ...

  • Accident/Incident Prevention Techniques

    This A-to-Z, hands-on guidebook addresses the responsibilities, principles, tools and techniques involved in accident investigation and loss control. It blends theory and applications and takes the reader from investigative planning and preparation through the various methods and equipment used, all the way to system safety applications. It covers ...

  • Safe Work Practices for Wastewater Treatment Plants, Second Edition

    This book provides information on the U. S. government´s Occupational Safety and Health Administration´s safety programs. It details how to start and maintain a safety program in a municipal or industry-based water or wastewater plant with special emphasis on the practical elements of implementation. Revisions include the changing OSHA regulations ...

  • OSHA: An Introduction (Video)

    Meet the enforcer of health and safety standards at work. No losses are acceptable when it comes to workplace injuries or fatalities, so the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established to develop and enforce job safety and health standards. Get to know this agency more intimately and gain a deeper understanding of its ...

  • Noise Control in Industry: A Basic Guide

    If you're a worker, supervisor, employer, health and safety committee member or industrial hygienist, our practical pocket guide will help you recognize noise problems, take steps to control occupational noise exposure and develop a hearing conservation program. You'll find practical guidelines to measure workplace and personal noise exposure ...

  • OSHA: An Introduction (DVD)

    Meet the enforcer of health and safety standards at work. No losses are acceptable when it comes to workplace injuries or fatalities, so the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established to develop and enforce job safety and health standards. Get to know this agency more intimately and gain a deeper understanding of its ...

  • The Material Safety Data Sheet - A Practical Guide to First Aid

    This evidence-based publication offers a practical, easy-to-use system for preparing and evaluating first aid recommendations for workplace chemical exposures. An excellent resource for people who write or evaluate first aid recommendations for Material Safety Data Sheets, workplace labels and other chemical health and safety documents or provide ...

  • Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Second Edition

    Surpassing the standard set by the first edition, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Second Edition presents expansive coverage for healthcare professionals serving in safety, occupational health, hazard materials management, quality improvement, and risk management positions. Comprehensive in scope, the book covers all major issues ...

  • OSHA: An Introduction (Handbook)

    Meet the enforcer of health and safety standards at work. No losses are acceptable when it comes to workplace injuries or fatalities, so the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established to develop and enforce job safety and health standards. Get to know this agency more intimately and gain a deeper understanding of its ...

  • The Psychology of Safety Handbook

    You cannot improve your organization's safety performance to enviable levels without addressing human behavior and attitude effectively. The only comprehensive reference on the psychology of the human dynamics of safety, The Psychology of Safety Handbook shows you how to apply psychology to improve safety and health in your organization. Dr. ...

  • Green Jobs: Working for People and the Environment

    SummaryThe pursuit of so-called 'green jobs'—employment that contributes to protecting the environment and reducing humanity's carbon footprint—will be a key economic driver of the 21st century. 'Climate-proofing' the global economy will involve large-scale investments in new technologies, equipment, buildings, and infrastructure, ...

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