Safety And Health For Engineers (industrial Health & Safety)

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ISBN : 047128632X

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Safety and Health for Engineers Roger L. Brauer Today’s engineer faces a moral and legal responsibility to build safety into products and environments. Today’s engineer also works in an economic system that requires enterprises to be competitive. Here’s a guide to help engineers reconcile these safety and economic concerns, using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring safety in all facets of their work. Safety and Health for Engineers addresses the fundamentals of safety, the legal aspects, hazard recognition, the human element of safety, and techniques for managing safety in engineering decisions. The book provides you with a broad range of topics and examples, as well as detailed references to information and standards. Here you’ll find in-depth coverage of the many aspects of achieving safety through engineering-
  • the duties and legal responsibilities for which engineers are accountable
  • an exploration of all types of hazards, and engineering controls for them
  • the latest safety regulations, and agencies responsible for their enforcement
  • an enlightening discussion of human behavior, capabilities, and limitations
  • instruction on how to analyze equipment and processes, identify hazards, and present the need for controls to managers
-plus the latest legal considerations, new risk analysis methods, system safety and decision-making tools, and today’s concepts and methods in ergonomic design. Abundant reference figures and tables, and carefully crafted review questions and exercises are also presented by this leading reference. For engineers, plant managers, safety professionals, and others, the absence of academic instruction in safety engineering is now no excuse for simply living with the risks involved in engineering practice. With Safety and Health for Engineers, you’ll do a better job providing society with technological solutions that improve lives, are legally prudent, and are also safe.
Author : Roger L. Brauer
ISBN : 047128632X
Language : English
No of Pages : 672
Edition : First Edition
Publication Date : 12/2/1993
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.43x5.85x0.73
Book weight : 0.02

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