Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Second Edition: Edition 2

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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.

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    About the author

    Dr. Yates has extensive knowledge and experience in hazardous materials management, safety programs management, indoor air quality, ventilation, noise and sound, and industrial hygiene sampling and analysis.

    He was born in Morton, Mississippi, and lived most of his childhood in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. He has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Services from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, a Master of Science Degree in Hazardous Materials Management from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi. He served ten years in the United States Navy as a Preventive Medicine Technician and currently serves in the Army National Guard as a Safety and Occupational Health Officer.

    In his civilian career, Dr. Yates has operated his own professional consulting firm, served as the Safety and Mission Assurance Manager for Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, the Corporate Safety Director for Bodine Services of the Midwest, Decatur, Illinois, and lead safety positions in mining and manufacturing. Currently, he serves as the Safety Manager for FMC Corporation, Green River, Wyoming, which has both MSHA and OSHA facilities. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

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    Publisher
    CRC Press
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    Published on
    Feb 24, 2015
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    Pages
    872
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    ISBN
    9781482256666
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    Best For
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    Language
    English
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    Genres
    Science / Environmental Science
    Technology & Engineering / Chemical & Biochemical
    Technology & Engineering / Civil / General
    Technology & Engineering / Engineering (General)
    Technology & Engineering / Industrial Health & Safety
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    This content is DRM protected.
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    W. David Yates
    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.

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