Hazard Communication Made Easy

Author: Sean M. Nelson
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 146162469X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using the simple and effective checklist method, this book offers a convenient and efficient way to comply with complicated federal regulations and to help your employees understand the dangers of the hazardous materials in your workplace. Written by the authors of Safety Made Easy, Hazard Communication Made Easy provides you with a practical guide to creating and implementing a complete Hazard Communication Program. You'll find sample forms and documents, a "ready to use" HazCom Program and Training Module, and specific requirements for the most common chemical and physical hazards so you will have all the information you need to customize your individual HazCom programs.

Safety Made Easy

Author: John R. Grubbs
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 159191955X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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If you're new to the safety field, or if you've just been given safety responsibilities, making sense of your compliance responsibilities can be overwhelming! This newly updated and easy-to-read guide is your key to understanding and complying with the Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1900-1910.END. It addresses common OSHA regulations in alphabetical order and helps eliminate the regulatory circles that make compliance difficult. Filled with illustrations, recommendations, and sample documents, this reference contains 34 sections on selected topics from the CFRs that all general-industry safety professionals must understand, including the forklift, personal protective equipment, and respiratory standards; workplace ergonomic standard; and Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). New features included in this edition include terms and definitions within each section, section summaries to help you quickly locate needed information, and new 'Best Practice' recommendations for achieving compliance. Other features in this book include a description of the authority and mechanics of the OSHA inspection; addresses, telephone numbers, and fax numbers for the OSHA Regional Offices; a list of published resources; useful references; and a self-inspection checklist featuring 19 pages of requirements.

OSHA made easy

Author: Robert D. Moran
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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OSHA Made Easy is devoted to OSHA's recordkeeping and reporting requirements for private sector employees which also includes written samples of completed compliance programs. This detailed, easy-to-follow compliance guide includes a helpful introduction to OSHA as well as precise guidance on: inspections and enforcement; citations, notices, and warnings; and consulting services, written programs, and training and employee qualifications.

Environmental Compliance Made Easy

Author: Andre R. Cooper, Sr.
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 1591919738
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The newly revised and thoroughly updated Environmental Compliance Made Easy handbook from Government Institutes' popular 'Made Easy' series reorganizes thousands of pages worth of federal environmental regulatory programs into one easy-to-use compliance resource, organized by program. Intended as both a beginner's guide and a veteran's reference, this edition provides readers with a concise summary of the major environmental programs. Readers will emerge with a fundamental understanding of which environmental management programs they should consider and how to implement them when developing proactive, successful, and reliable regulatory compliance programs.

OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities

Author: Sarah E Alholm
Publisher: Hcpro Incorporated
ISBN: 9781601467614
Format: PDF
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OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities Sarah E. Alholm, MAS Take OSHA compliance off your "to do" list! Practical OSHA compliance strategies you can implement today! This concise primer cuts through the clutter and illustrates how to maintain compliance. Save time trying to interpret vague OSHA standards and discover specific methods to train staff, identify hazards, and document accurately, enabling you to become a highly effective safety professional."OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities" will help you: Implement a compliant safety program using proven successful case studies, and action-oriented strategies as your guide Navigate the complex crossover of OSHA regulations with other organizations, such as CDC, EPA, and FDA Save time researching the right training methods and documentation with customizable, downloadable sample forms and tools Keep employees safe and avoid costly fines Execute your OSHA plan with help from "Top 10 Action Items" lists at the end of every chapter Take a look at the Table of Contents Chapter 1: Roles and Responsibilities You're the Safety Officer...Now What? Tailoring Your Job Description to the Needs of Your Facility Your Safety Committee Helpful Resources Top 10 Safety Officer Action Items Chapter 2: Creating a Compliance Program Bloodborne Pathogens Hazard Communication Emergency Action Plans Electrical Issues Protection, Ionizing Radiation, and Chemical Hygiene General Duty Clause MRSA and more Ergonomics Workplace Violence Risk Assessments Recordkeeping Exemption Top 10 Compliance Action Items Chapter 3: Employee Training Hazard-by-Hazard Approach vs. Best-Practice Approach Training Basics for All OSHA Training Unique Training Required by Specific Standards The Problem of Physician Training Training Ideas Top 10 Action Items for Training Employees Chapter 4: Inspections, Violations, and Fines The Knock on the Door During the Inspection TRUE STORY: One Practice's Experience During an OSHA Inspection Receiving a Violation Warning Responding to and Rectifying Violations Challenging or Mitigating Fines Top 10 Inspection Action Items Chapter 5: Beyond OSHA: Other Safety or Regulatory Responsibilities Patient Safety Waste: Where OSHA Ends and State/Federal Regulations Begin Top 10 Action Items for Additional Safety and Regulatory Concerns Appendix Appendix A: Common and Expensive OSHA Citations Appendix B: Checklists Appendix C: Sample Training Exams Appendix D: Frequently Asked Questions Figure List Table 1.1 States With OSHA-Approved Plans Table 1.2 Favorite Online Resources Table 2.1 Exposure Prone Activities Table 2.2 Occupational Exposure Resources Figure 2.1 Determining Whether a MSDS Is Necessary Figure 2.2 Using an Inverted Bin to Reduce Reach Into a Deep Sink Table 2.3 Web Resources for Potential Occupational Hazards Table 2.4 Federal Recordkeeping Exemption by SIC Code Figure 3.1 PASS Technique for Using Portable Fire Extinguisher Table 3.1 Considerations in Incipient Stage Fire Fighting Table 3.2 Summary of OSHA Training Requirements Table 4.1 Important Inspection-Related Time Periods Table 4.2 Fine Adjustments Based Upon Business Size Table 5.1 Annual TB Risk Assessment and Staff TB Skin Test Frequency Table 5.2 Performing Baseline TB Skin Testing Table 5.3 Rate Of Illicit Drugs and Heavy Alcohol Use, Dependence, or Abuse Among Healthcare Workers Table 5.4 Patient Safety Resources Figure 5.1 Ordinary Solid Waste in the Red Bag Container Table 5.5 Biohazardous and Regular Waste Examples Table 5.6 Characteristic Wastes: Guidelines to What's Ignitable, Corrosive, Reactive, and Toxic Table 5.7 Common P-Listed Medical Wastes Table 5.8 Common U-Listed Medical Wastes Table 5.9 CMS-Recognized Accreditation Organizations for Ambulatory Facilities Figure B.1 Weekly Facility Review Checklist Figure B.2 Monthly Facility Review Checklist Figure B.3 Annual Facility Review Checklist Figure B.4 New Employee OSHA Orientation Checklist

The Complete Guide to OSHA Compliance

Author: Joel M. Cohen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780873716819
Format: PDF
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The Complete Guide to OSHA Compliance is an easy-to-understand, one-stop resource designed to help safety professionals, industrial hygienists, and human resources personnel ensure compliance with existing and upcoming OSHA regulations. This essential book explains employer and employee rights and responsibilities, and it provides everything you need to know about employer standards and standards for specific operations. The Complete Guide to OSHA Compliance describes the process of injury/illness recordkeeping and the reporting system required by OSHA. It also explains how to conduct a self-audit to determine whether a company is in full compliance. Furthermore, it informs companies of their rights in an inspection and explains how to handle citations and appeals, should they arise.

Process Safety Management Risk Management Planning Auditing Handbook

Author: David M. Einolf
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 086587686X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides facility managers with an easy-to-use annotated guide to completing a Process Safety Management/Risk Management Planning (PSM/RMP) audit and determining compliance. Using this reference, you'll learn how to evaluate current regulatory thinking and interpretations and develop a compliant and functioning PSM/RMP program. To simplify your process, the authors provide detailed examples of materials used in compliance audits, extensive examples of compliant programs, and relevant sample documents. PSM/RMP Auditing Handbook presents compliance audit guidelines in a question-and-answer format with the authors' interpretive answers to each. The PSM checklists examine such issues as employee participation, process-safety information, process-hazards analysis, operating procedures, training, contractors, pre-startup safety reviews, hot work permits, incident investigation, and trade secrets. The RMP checklists include worst-case analysis, five-year accident history, management responsibility, document management, safety information, hazard review, operating procedures, training, maintenance, and incident investigations. Special features include a detailed summary of each paragraph of both standards; the complete text of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 40 Part 68 and CFR Title 29 Part 1910.119; and where practical, references to Internet addresses or web pages containing pertinent rules or requirement information.

Occupational Health and Safety Management

Author: Charles D. Reese
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420051814
Format: PDF
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Developed to provide safety and health students with an understanding of the how-tos of implementing an occupational safety and health initiative, the first edition of Occupational Health and Safety Management soon became a blueprint for occupational safety and health management for the smallest- to the largest-sized companies. Competently following in these oversized footsteps, the updated and expanded second edition continues to provide a comprehensive approach to the development and management of safety and health in the workplace. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Coverage of behavior-based safety and financing health and safety Expanded attributes of accident reporting How to make better use of accident investigations Revised information regarding multi-employer worksites and outsourcing Additional sections on professionalism and ethics Violence section expanded to cover the topic of bullying This book takes a total management approach to the development of written programs, the identification of hazards, the mitigation of hazards by the use of common safety and health tools, and the development of a safe workforce through communications and training. The author covers motivational techniques including behavior-based safety, involvement, and training, and addresses tracking and acceptable risk from both safety and health hazards. He provides the strong foundation students need to function as effective managers of workplace safety and health. Not just an informational text, this how-to book demonstrates how to write a program, identify hazards, involve workers and conduct their hazard hunting audits, and analyze job hazards using checklists, illustrations, diagrams, figures, photographs, and tables that clarify the content.

Safety Professional s Reference and Study Guide

Author: W. David Yates
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439834865
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.