Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide: 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
    Dec 12, 2017
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    Pages
    872
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    ISBN
    9781482256666
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    Language
    English
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    Genres
    Science / Environmental Science
    Technology & Engineering / Industrial Health & Safety
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    This content is DRM protected.
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