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Handbook of OSHA construction safety and health / Charles D. Reese, James Vernon Eidson.

By: Reese, Charles D.
Contributor(s): Eidson, James V.
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxxiii, 946 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0849365465 (hc); 9780849365461 (hc).Subject(s): Building -- United States -- Safety measures | Construction industry -- Safety regulations -- United States | Building -- Safety measures | Construction industry -- Safety regulations | United States
Contents:
Introduction -- Perceptions in the construction industry -- People issue in construction safety and health -- Construction safety and health programs -- Analyzing construction hazards and accidents/incidents -- Construction accident prevention techniques -- Construction safety : A through H -- Construction safety : I through W -- Industrial hygiene activities in construction -- Personal protective equipment -- Ergonomics in construction -- Construction safety and health manual -- OSHA compliance -- Construction standards -- Workers' compensation -- Resources and information access -- Construction terms and slang -- Summary -- Appendices: A. NAICS versus SIC -- B. Construction training requirements -- C. Sample of written hazard communication program -- D. 29 CFR 1926 construction standards - jobsite audit instruments -- E. Electrical hazardous location classification -- F. Rigging - the Crosby user's lifting guide -- G. Jobsite rules -- H. Ergonomics program survey instruments -- I. OSHA regional offices and offices of state-approved plans --J. 29 CFR 1926 key words -- K. Definitions for subparts of 29 CFR 1926 -- L. Crane illustrations -- M. Scaffolds and aerial lift illustration.
Summary: "Taking a comprehensive approach to construction safety and health, the authors address issues seldom discussed in the construction arena, such as perceptions and motivation, while also discussing issues gleaned from the safety and health disciplines such as the analyzing of incidents and accident prevention techniques. Including an in-depth discussion of regulations promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the book lays the foundation upon which to build stronger safety and health initiatives, while intervening and preventing jobsite deaths, injuries, and illnesses." --Book Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Perceptions in the construction industry -- People issue in construction safety and health -- Construction safety and health programs -- Analyzing construction hazards and accidents/incidents -- Construction accident prevention techniques -- Construction safety : A through H -- Construction safety : I through W -- Industrial hygiene activities in construction -- Personal protective equipment -- Ergonomics in construction -- Construction safety and health manual -- OSHA compliance -- Construction standards -- Workers' compensation -- Resources and information access -- Construction terms and slang -- Summary -- Appendices: A. NAICS versus SIC -- B. Construction training requirements -- C. Sample of written hazard communication program -- D. 29 CFR 1926 construction standards - jobsite audit instruments -- E. Electrical hazardous location classification -- F. Rigging - the Crosby user's lifting guide -- G. Jobsite rules -- H. Ergonomics program survey instruments -- I. OSHA regional offices and offices of state-approved plans --J. 29 CFR 1926 key words -- K. Definitions for subparts of 29 CFR 1926 -- L. Crane illustrations -- M. Scaffolds and aerial lift illustration.

"Taking a comprehensive approach to construction safety and health, the authors address issues seldom discussed in the construction arena, such as perceptions and motivation, while also discussing issues gleaned from the safety and health disciplines such as the analyzing of incidents and accident prevention techniques. Including an in-depth discussion of regulations promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the book lays the foundation upon which to build stronger safety and health initiatives, while intervening and preventing jobsite deaths, injuries, and illnesses." --Book Jacket.

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