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.
W. David Yates was born in Morton, Mississippi, and lived most of his childhood in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. He earned a BS in Health Care Services from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois; an MS in Hazardous Materials Management from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi; and a PhD in Environmental Science from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Yates served for 10 years in the United States Navy as a preventive medicine technician. Dr. Yates currently serves in the Army National Guard as a safety and occupational health officer. In his civilian career, Dr. Yates has had his own professional consulting firm, has served as the safety and mission assurance manager for Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, and is currently serving as the corporate safety director for Bodine Services of the Midwest, Decatur, Illinois. He is a certified safety professional (CSP) with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
Dr. Yates has extensive knowledge and experience in hazardous material management, safety programs management, indoor air quality, ventilation, noise and sound, and industrial hygiene sampling and analysis. Dr. Yates’ e-mail address is email@example.com. Bodine Services of the Midwest home page is http://www.bodineservices.com.
The new editors offer essential breath of experience on aviation human factors from multiple perspectives (i.e. scientific research, regulation, funding agencies, technology, and implementation) as well as knowledge about the science. The contributors are experts in their fields.
Topics carried over from the first edition are fully updated, several by new authors who are now at the fore of the field. New material - which represents 50% of the volume - focuses on the challenges facing aviation specialists today. One of the most significant developments in this decade has been NextGen, the Federal Aviation Administration's plan to modernize national airspace and to address the impact of air traffic growth by increasing airspace capacity and efficiency while simultaneously improving safety, environmental impacts and user access. NextGen issues are covered in full. Other new topics include: High Reliability Organizational Perspective, Situation Awareness & Workload in Aviation, Human Error Analysis, Human-System Risk Management, LOSA, NOSS and Unmanned Aircraft System.Comprehensive text with up-to-date synthesis of primary source material that does not need to be supplementedNew edition thoroughly updated with 50% new material and full coverage of NexGen and other modern issuesInstructor website with test bank and image collection makes this the only text offering ancillary supportLiberal use of case examples exposes readers to real-world examples of dangers and solutions