Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers and Managers, International Edition

 
9780131293779: Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers and Managers, International Edition

For undergraduate level Safety Management/Safety and Health Management courses.

With an eye on the future and a finger on the pulse of today's rapid changes due to global competition, this straightforward, state-of-the-art guide addresses the key issues, concerns, and factors relating specifically to modern workplace environments in the safety and health professions. Highly functional in content and approach, it draws immediate connections between principles and their practices in real-world settings, includes the latest OSHA standards, and approaches safety and health issues from the perspective of Total Quality Management (TQM) and global competitiveness.

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Dr. David Goetsch is Provost of the Joint Campus of the University of West Florida and Okaloosa-Walton College where he also serves as Professor of Quality and Safety Management.  Before entering higher education full time in 1976, Dr. Goetsch worked in the private sector for eight years holding positions in engineering, quality management, and safety management.  He also spent two year in the United States Marine Corps during the Viet Nam War. Upon entering higher education full time, Dr. Goetsch founded his own business consulting firm, David L. Goetsch and Associates.  Through this firm, Dr. Goetsch continues to work with private sector companies providing them with consulting and training services in the areas of global competitiveness, quality, continual improvement, and safety.

 

Dr. Goetsch holds the following degrees: Associate of Science in Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology, Master of Science in Business Management, Master of Science in Industrial Psychology, Master of Science in International Relations, Master of Science in Educational Leadership, and Ph.D. in Technical Education.  His awards include: Outstanding Technical Program in the United States in 1984 as selected by the U.S. Department of Education; Outstanding Technical Educator of the Year in 1986 for the state of Florida; Outstanding Professor of the Year for the University of West Florida in 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985; Economic Development Volunteer of the Year for Northwest Florida in 1992 and again in 1996; and Distinguished Alumnus of the University of West Florida.

 

Dr. Goetsch has written more than 40 books on various quality, safety, engineering, and business-related topics.  All of his books are designed to help students, working professionals, or organizations continually improve their performance so as to be more competitive and more successful.

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Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, Engineers, and Managers, Fourth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the information students and practitioners need to be well-informed safety and health professionals in today's rapidly changing, heavily regulated, and globally competitive work environment. All of the fundamental safety and health topics are covered at length. In addition, special attention is given to the following critical topics:

  • OSHA and the OSHAct
  • Standards and codes
  • Life safety
  • Laws and liability
  • Stress-related problems
  • Safety and health training
  • Total Safety Management (safety management in a TQM setting)
  • Environmental Issues and ISO 14000
  • Bloodborne pathogens (AIDS, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, etc.)
  • Product safety and liability
  • Ergonomics and safety
  • Repetitive strain injuries (RSI)
  • Workplace violence and its prevention

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