Accident Prevention and OSHA Compliance contains all the information you
need to reduce or avoid injuries, illnesses, fires, and equipment damage
resulting from an accident. The book provides valuable insight into how
OSHA conducts its inspections and how to avoid losses and increase
profits by complying with OSHA regulations. By following the
easy-to-understand techniques and guidelines, you can effectively train
personnel on safety and health issues.
explains accident causes and describes unsafe acts and conditions. It
offers suggestions about how to look for hazards and how to safety-check
each step of a job. Guidelines are given for constructing a safety
inspection list, conducting a job hazard analysis and how to revise it,
organizing a safety committee, and reporting accidents to OSHA. It also
includes steps that can be used to protect trade secrets.
factors and limitations, protective equipment and its proper usage,
first aid and medical care, and much more are detailed. Record-keeping
requirements are given and examples of direct and indirect costs of
accidents are illustrated. The effects of drugs and alcohol and tips to
recognize users are discussed. Helpful appendices contain numerous
charts and tables, useful contacts, and valuable additional information.
The book also includes various office and home hazards and injuries, and
steps to follow to make both places safe.
Written by a
professional with vast experience as an engineer, certified hazard
control manager, professor of safety and health, and safety consultant,
Accident Prevention and OSHA Compliance provides a single source
covering the immense amount of information on this subject. The proven
principles and practices found in this book cover every aspect of
accident prevention and provide perfect solutions to profit-losing