worker health and safety Books

  • School Workers Health and Safety Guide

    Designed as an ideal work companion for teachers, custodians, school administrators and school board officials. It outlines ways to recognize and control health and safety hazards associated with school occupations, from routine classroom activities and building maintenance to science labs, sports activities, and industrial arts shops. (169 ...

  • Labour and the Environment : A Natural Synergy

    This publication, entitled Labour and the Environment : A Natural Synergy, presents examples of the application of technical expertise, of workplace participation, and of tools that promote workers health and safety problems that extend beyond the workplace into areas such as environmental protection, public health and accountability of ...

  • Recognizing Drug and Alcohol Abuse for Managers (Video)

    Your supervisors and managers must be able recognize alcoholism and drug abuse in the workplace and know what to do about it.Do you know an alcoholic or an illegal drug addict? Chances are good that you do – chances are good that you work with one, too. This important program will help supervisors and managers recognize alcoholism and drug ...

  • Recognizing Drug and Alcohol Abuse for Managers (DVD)

    Your supervisors and managers must be able recognize alcoholism and drug abuse in the workplace and know what to do about it.Do you know an alcoholic or an illegal drug addict? Chances are good that you do – chances are good that you work with one, too. This important program will help supervisors and managers recognize alcoholism and drug ...

  • Ready To Work On The Waterfront: Every Choice Counts (Video)

    Watch your back at the waterfront. Literally. Having a waterfront job is backbreaking work. Literally. All that heavy lifting can take its toll, and it's only right to give your workers some sturdy back-up. Show them how to avoid back injuries. Explain how they occur and give them practical preventive measures. This course is part of an ...

  • Office Building Safety and Health

    Protecting office workers from safety, health, and security risks at work is a key task of many safety and health professionals, particularly those responsible for the management of very large office complexes and high rise buildings. ...

  • Ready To Work On The Waterfront: Every Choice Counts (Handbook)

    Watch your back at the waterfront. Literally. Having a waterfront job is backbreaking work. Literally. All that heavy lifting can take its toll, and it's only right to give your workers some sturdy back-up. Show them how to avoid back injuries. Explain how they occur and give them practical preventive measures. This handbook is part of an ...

  • Ready To Work On The Waterfront: Every Choice Counts (DVD)

    Watch your back at the waterfront. Literally. Having a waterfront job is backbreaking work. Literally. All that heavy lifting can take its toll, and it's only right to give your workers some sturdy back-up. Show them how to avoid back injuries. Explain how they occur and give them practical preventive measures. This course is part of an ...

  • Bioprocessing Safety: Worker and Community Safety and Health Considerations

    Presents basic concepts in the safe and responsible integration of the bioprocess facility into the local community for decision makers who have no formal training in biosafety ...

  • 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 ...

  • Handbook of Modern Hospital Safety, Second Edition

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare is one of the industries with the highest injury rates. This long overdue second edition of William Charney’s seminal work covers exposure paradigms and offers solutions and models of protection. Extensively updated, the new edition includes new information on technology to protect healthcare ...

  • Handbook of UV Degradation and Stabilization, 2nd Edition

    This book, the first monograph fully devoted to UV degradation and stabilization ever published in English language, has 12 chapters, each discussing different aspect of UV related phenomena occurring when polymeric materials are exposed to UV radiation. In the introduction the existing literature has been reviewed to find out how plants, animals ...

  • Basic Hazardous Waste Management, Third Edition

    This third edition updates and expands the material presented in the best-selling first and second editions of Basic Hazardous Waste Management. It covers health and safety issues affecting hazardous waste workers, management and regulation of radioactive and biomedical/infectious wastes, as well as current trends in technologies. While the topics ...

  • Warehouse Workers Safety Guide

    Designed for those who work in warehouses, storage facilities, bulk stores and the transport industry. A handy companion for workers, supervisors, managers, occupational health nurses, and health and safety committee members. The guide includes monitoring health and safety performance, emergency preparedness and common health hazards and safety ...

  • Safety Starts with You

    Helps your employees prevent accidents before they happen. Discusses slips, trips, and falls, tool and machinery injuries,fires,chemical spills and exposures, and preventing back injuries.Topics covered in this booklet include: • Hazard identification • Common sense and safety • Unsafe vs. safe attitudes • Safety training • Personal protective ...

  • Health and Safety Guide for Custodial Workers

    This guide is a practical source of workplace health and safety relating to custodial work for cleaners, caretakers, facilities managers, and anyone who works in a custodial department. This guide incorporates safety tips and information on topics related to custodial work such as how to recognize and control health and safety hazards; safe ...

  • Basic Hazardous Waste Management, Third Edition

    This third edition updates and expands the material presented in the best-selling first and second editions of Basic Hazardous Waste Management. It covers health and safety issues affecting hazardous waste workers, management and regulation of radioactive and biomedical/infectious wastes, as well as current trends in technologies. While the topics ...

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