Safety Professional s Reference and Study Guide

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ISBN: 9781439834862
Release Date: 2010-12-09
Number of pages: 580
Author: W. David Yates
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Safety Professional s Reference and Study Guide in PDF and EPUB While journals provide up-to-the minute information and textbooks prepare you for certification, maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. A collection of information drawn from textbooks, journals, and the author’s 25 years of experience, Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide provides, as the title implies, not just a study guide but a reference that has staying power on your library shelf. A single source for technical information, the book provides: A "quick desk reference" for the experienced, practicing safety professional in comprehensive or specialized practice A useful resource to supplement more in-depth textbooks for students A primary study resource for those individuals preparing to take the Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST), and the Construction Health and Safety Technologist (CHST) examination The book covers topics such as math review, ventilation, noise, gases and particulates, radiation, toxicology, industrial hygiene, biological hazards, thermal stressors, statistics, fire protection and prevention, accident investigation, mechanics, hydrostatics and hydraulics, electrical safety, engineering economy, and workers compensation. It provides step-by-step instructions on how to solve the equations and formulas on the exam and gives examples on how and when to use them. With roots that extend as far back as 1700 B.C., the safety profession has evolved over the centuries. Passage of legislation has highlighted the need for educated and knowledgeable professionals and changes in science and technology requires them to have a broad range of knowledge in areas such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, and chemistry. This book consolidates practical information and puts it within easy reach, saving you the time and trouble of searching through a myriad of resources to find what you need.


Safety Professional s Reference and Study Guide Second Edition

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ISBN: 9781482256666
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Number of pages: 872
Author: W. David Yates
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Safety Professional s Reference and Study Guide Second Edition in PDF and EPUB While there are numerous technical resources available, often you have to search through a plethora of them to find the information you use on a daily basis. And maintaining a library suitable for a comprehensive practice can become quite costly. The new edition of a bestseller, Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Second Edition provides a single-source reference that contains all the information required to handle the day-to-day tasks of a practicing industrial hygienist. New Chapters in the Second Edition cover: Behavior-based safety programs Safety auditing procedures and techniques Environmental management Measuring health and safety performance OSHA’s laboratory safety standard Process safety management standard BCSPs Code of Ethics The book provides a quick desk reference as well as a resource for preparations for the Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST), and the Construction Health and Safety Technologist (CHST) examinations. A collection of information drawn from textbooks, journals, and the author’s more than 25 years of experience, the reference provides, as the title implies, not just a study guide but a reference that has staying power on your library shelf.


Safety and Health for Engineers

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ISBN: 9781119219187
Release Date: 2016-04-21
Number of pages: 608
Author: Roger L. Brauer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Safety and Health for Engineers in PDF and EPUB Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition, addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, and techniques for managing safety decisions, as well as: Completely revises and updates all 38 chapters in the book New edition adds more than 110 stories and cases from practice to illustrate various topics or issues New topics on adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations; convergence of safety, health and environmental departments in many organizations; the concept of prevention through design; and emphasis on safety management systems and risk management and analysis Includes learning exercises and computational examples based on real world situations along with in-depth references for each chapter Includes a detailed solutions manual for academic adopters Covers the primary topics included in certification exams for professional safety, such as CSP/ASP


Asp Safety Fundamentals Exam Secrets Study Guide

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ISBN: 1609712099
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Number of pages: 156
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

Download and read online Asp Safety Fundamentals Exam Secrets Study Guide in PDF and EPUB ***Includes Practice Test Questions*** ASP Safety Fundamentals Exam Secrets helps you ace the Associate Safety Professional Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive ASP Safety Fundamentals Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. ASP Safety Fundamentals Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ASP Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Disaster Recovery Plan, Terrorism, Safety Managers, Incentives Program, Environmental Management, Safety-Friendly Corporate Culture, Human Error Analysis, Workplace Stress, Ergonomics, Audits, Behavior-Based Safety, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Risk Assessment, Hazard Totem Poles, Accident Prevention, Fire Safety Concepts Tree, Safety Analyses, Spice Model, Proximate Care, Heinrich's Axioms of Industrial Safety, Petersen's Accident/Incident Theory, Domino Theory of Accident Prevention, Anchorage, Bloodborne Pathogen Hazards, Electrical Safety Program, Endothermic Chemical Reactions, Hypergolic Reactions, Heat Hyperpyrexia, Heat Syncope, Thermal Injuries, Chilblains, Trenchfoot, and much more...


PHR SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide

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ISBN: 9780470441299
Release Date: 2009-05-18
Number of pages: 576
Author: Anne M. Bogardus
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

Download and read online PHR SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide in PDF and EPUB Completely revised and enhanced for the new 2007 exams, this book enables you to validate your experience and skills as an HR professional with the industry-standard PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certifications from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). This comprehensive new edition of the top-selling PHR/SPHR Study Guide provides you expert preparation and review for these challenging exams as well as comprehensive coverage on labor relations, workforce planning, compensation, OSHA regulations.


Essential Oil Safety

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ISBN: 9780702054341
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Number of pages: 784
Author: Robert Tisserand
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Download and read online Essential Oil Safety in PDF and EPUB The second edition of this book is virtually a new book. It is the only comprehensive text on the safety of essential oils and the first review of essential oil/drug interactions and provides detailed essential oil constituent data not found in any other text. Much of the existing text has been re-written, and 80% of the text is completely new. There are 400 comprehensive essential oil profiles and almost 4000 references. There are new chapters on the respiratory system, the cardivascular system, the urinary system, the digestive system and the nervous system. For each essential oil there is a full breakdown of constituents, and a clear categorization of hazards and risks, with recommended maximum doses and concentrations. There are also 206 Constituent Profiles. There is considerable discussion of carcinogens, the human relevance of some of the animal data, the validity of treating an essential oil as if it was a single chemical, and the arbitary nature of uncertainty factors. There is a critque of current regulations.


Pre Accident Investigations

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ISBN: 9781409483540
Release Date: 2012-10-28
Number of pages: 150
Author: Dr Todd Conklin
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Download and read online Pre Accident Investigations in PDF and EPUB This book is a set of new skills written for the managers that drive safety in their workplace. This is Human Performance theory made simple. If you are starting a new program, revamping an old program, or simply interested in understanding more about safety performance, this guide will be extremely helpful.


Cultural Sensitivity

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ISBN: 9781599404219
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 50
Author: Geri-Ann Galanti
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources

Download and read online Cultural Sensitivity in PDF and EPUB The cultural groups discussed in this guide include African American, Anglo-American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Jewish, Middle Eastern, Native American, Russian, South Asian, and Southeast Asian. The book also discusses cultural patterns, including values, worldview and communication, time orientation, pain, family/gender issues, pregnancy and birth, children, end of life, and health beliefs and practices. The sections on health beliefs and practices are especially informative. This is a very handy pocket resource that broadly describes selected cultural groups. It includes a mnemonic (the 4 C's of Culture) to help healthcare professionals remember the questions to ask each patient: CALL (what do you call the problem?), CAUSE (what do you think caused the problem?), COPE (how do you cope with the problem?), and CONCERNS (what are your concerns?). This book should be required for all health professionals and students.


CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide

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ISBN: 9781118332108
Release Date: 2012-06-14
Number of pages: 936
Author: James M. Stewart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide in PDF and EPUB Fully updated Sybex Study Guide for the industry-leading security certification: CISSP Security professionals consider the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) to be the most desired certification to achieve. More than 200,000 have taken the exam, and there are more than 70,000 CISSPs worldwide. This highly respected guide is updated to cover changes made to the CISSP Body of Knowledge in 2012. It also provides additional advice on how to pass each section of the exam. With expanded coverage of key areas, it also includes a full-length, 250-question practice exam. Fully updated for the 2012 CISSP Body of Knowledge, the industry-leading standard for IT professionals Thoroughly covers exam topics, including access control, application development security, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, cryptography, operations security, and physical (environmental) security Examines information security governance and risk management, legal regulations, investigations and compliance, and telecommunications and network security Features expanded coverage of biometrics, auditing and accountability, software security testing, and many more key topics CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional Study Guide, 6th Edition prepares you with both the knowledge and the confidence to pass the CISSP exam.


Treating Addiction

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ISBN: 9781609186401
Release Date: 2011-11-11
Number of pages: 464
Author: William R. Miller
Publisher: Guilford Press

Download and read online Treating Addiction in PDF and EPUB An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment (updated for DSM-5). They describe and illustrate evidence-based treatment methods, including cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, motivational, pharmacological, and family approaches. Also addressed are such crucial clinical issues as resistance, maintenance of change, treating co-occurring disorders, and spirituality. Reproducible clinical tools can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Of special utility, the companion website features more than 25 widely used, ready-to-download assessment tools, assembled in one place for the first time, together with the authors' guidance for using them throughout the process of treatment.


Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene

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ISBN: 0879123125
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 1225
Author: Barbara A. Plog
Publisher:

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Safety Culture

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ISBN: 9780123972170
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Number of pages: 384
Author: Nathan Crutchfield
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Download and read online Safety Culture in PDF and EPUB Current safety and risk management guidelines necessitate that organizations develop and formally manage their understanding and knowledge of the standards and protocols of risk management. The impact of communication and human performance on the identification and control of hazards and associated risk must be addressed in a structured manner. This core reference provides a complete guide to creating a comprehensive and effective safety culture. Safety Culture is a reference for safety and risk professionals and a training text for corporate-based learners and students at university level. The book will keep safety and risk management professionals up-to-date and will provide the tools needed to develop consistent and effective organizational safety protocols. How to develop a foundation to improve the perception of safety, analyze the organizational culture and its impact on the safety management system, and review the importance of developing a influential network Provides a format for establishing goals and objectives, discusses the impact of leadership on the safety management system and the roles and responsibilities needed as well as methods to gain employee participation Tools to enhance the safety management system, the education and training of employees, how to assess the current safety management system, and the process of curation is introduced


Just Culture

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ISBN: 9781409487029
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Number of pages: 200
Author: Professor Sidney Dekker
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Download and read online Just Culture in PDF and EPUB Building on the success of the 2007 original, Dekker revises, enhances and expands his view of just culture for this second edition, additionally tackling the key issue of how justice is created inside organizations. The goal remains the same: to create an environment where learning and accountability are fairly and constructively balanced. The First Edition of Sidney Dekker’s Just Culture brought accident accountability and criminalization to a broader audience. It made people question, perhaps for the first time, the nature of personal culpability when organizational accidents occur. Having raised this awareness the author then discovered that while many organizations saw the fairness and value of creating a just culture they really struggled when it came to developing it: What should they do? How should they and their managers respond to incidents, errors, failures that happen on their watch? In this Second Edition, Dekker expands his view of just culture, additionally tackling the key issue of how justice is created inside organizations. The new book is structured quite differently. Chapter One asks, ‘what is the right thing to do?’ - the basic moral question underpinning the issue. Ensuing chapters demonstrate how determining the ‘right thing’ really depends on one’s viewpoint, and that there is not one ‘true story’ but several. This naturally leads into the key issue of how justice is established inside organizations and the practical efforts needed to sustain it. The following chapters place just culture and criminalization in a societal context. Finally, the author reflects upon why we tend to blame individual people for systemic failures when in fact we bear collective responsibility. The changes to the text allow the author to explain the core elements of a just culture which he delineated so successfully in the First Edition and to explain how his original ideas have evolved. Dekker also introduces new material on ethics and on caring for the’ second victim’ (the professional at the centre of the incident). Consequently, we have a natural evolution of the author’s ideas. Those familiar with the earlier book and those for whom a just culture is still an aspiration will find much wisdom and practical advice here.


Definitions Conversions and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Third Edition

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ISBN: 1420012576
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Number of pages: 552
Author: Edward W. Finucane
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Definitions Conversions and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Third Edition in PDF and EPUB Standing firmly on the foundation built by the previous two editions, each a bestseller in its own right, Definitions, Conversions, and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals, Third Edition is bound to repeat this success. A multipurpose reference suitable for professionals throughout the field, the book contains virtually every mathematical relationship, formula, definition, and conversion factor that any professional will ever need or encounter combined with example problems and step-by step solutions. The book has been carefully crafted to reflect the best of current thinking and technological understanding of these concepts as used in the field. See what's new in the Third Edition: Expansion of the concepts covered in each chapter New chapter on Mechanical Vibration Based on the professional experiences of the author and his colleagues, the sample problems and detailed solutions provide a complete roadmap that leads from the problem statement itself all the way to an eventual solution. A useful technical resource, the book identifies "how to calculate it" and "what does that mean", bringing together in one volume an array of definitions and calculations that are either widely scattered throughout, or not available at all, in any of the various other reference materials.


MEF CECP Exam Study Guide

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ISBN: 0985780916
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Number of pages: 419
Author: Jon Kieffer
Publisher:

Download and read online MEF CECP Exam Study Guide in PDF and EPUB This guide is designed to help you prepare for the MEF-CECP exam. This guide assumes that you have a basic knowledge of Ethernet, but no prior knowledge of Carrier Ethernet. The guide covers all topics that are included in the MEF-CECP exam. Material is presented systematically, beginning with MEF service definitions (the core content that accounts for most exam questions) and building outward. Each lesson ends with a set of multiple choice review questions, similar to those appearing in the MEF-CECP exam, to help you evaluate your learning. The guide also includes strategic guidance to help you focus your efforts and efficiently prepare for the exam.