Tag Archives: Health and Safety

An Engineer’s View of Human Error

An Engineer’s View of Human Error

An Engineer’s View of Human Error, Third Edition by Trevor A. Kletz. Human error is a leading cause of accidents in many industries, including the oil and chemical industries. It is important for practicing engineers and students to understand the causes and consequences of human error in order to prevent accidents from occurring. By studying real-life accidents and identifying the …

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Changing the Workplace Safety Culture

Changing the Workplace Safety Culture

Changing the Workplace Safety Culture by Ron C. McKinnon. This book demonstrates how changing how an organization views and practices safety will impact the behavior of all employees, including executives and line managers. This is not a book about behavior-based safety, but a guideline on how to establish a long-lasting integrated safety culture in an organization. It is about changing …

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Workplace Safety Answer Manual Q A

Workplace Safety Answer Manual Q A

Workplace Safety Answer Manual Q&A by JJ Keller. Provides a single-source manual that offers quick answers to a wide array of workplace safety questions. The regulations governing general industry employers are often very detailed and complex. The purpose of this manual, therefore, is to provide detail and insight into those requirements and offer assistance for mastering compliance. Are you totally in compliance with all regulations? …

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Improving Safety Culture A Practical Guide

Improving Safety Culture A Practical Guide

Improving Safety Culture A Practical Guide by Dominic Cooper. The aim of this book is to provide safety practitioners with sufficient knowledge and practical guidance to enable them to improve the safety culture within an organization. Offers practical guidance for safety practitioners. The concept of safety culture is a new and important workplace safety development. Based on the author’s scientific …

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Chemical Hazards in the Workplace

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace by Ronald M. Scott. This book is intended as an introduction to industrial toxicology. It is designed for the person who needs to understand the basic principles and practices of industrial toxicology without becoming an expert in the field. It is a first step for the individual who wishes to pursue the area in depth. …

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Basic Concepts Of Industrial Hygiene

Basic Concepts Of Industrial Hygiene

Basic Concepts Of Industrial Hygiene by Ronald McLean Scott. Basic Concepts of Industrial Hygiene covers the latest and most important topics in industrial hygiene today. The textbook begins with a look at the history and basis for industrial hygiene, which provides students with a foundation for understanding later developments. The book contains an in-depth discussion of new OSHA regulations, such …

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Safety Culture Assessing and Changing the Behaviour of Organisations

Safety Culture Assessing and Changing the Behaviour of Organisations

Safety Culture Assessing and Changing the Behavior of Organizations by John Bernard Taylor. Facility safety is an essential commercial risk and must be managed, says John Taylor in Safety Culture. Following an accident, the lack of a ‘good’ safety management system, compounded by a ‘poor’ safety culture, is a charge often laid on organizations. Accidents can take up to thirty …

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Saudi Aramco Scaffold Safety Handbook

Saudi Aramco Scaffold Safety Handbook

Saudi Aramco Scaffold Safety Handbook issued by Loss Prevention department. This section establishes the minimum safety-related technical requirements for temporarily elevated work areas, ladders, and scaffolds. This section applies to operations, maintenance, and construction activities of all Saudi Aramco proponent organizations and their contractors, at all Saudi Aramco onshore and offshore facilities and project sites. This section covers the design, …

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Introduction to Risk and Failures

Introduction to Risk and Failures

Introduction to Risk and Failures Tools and Methodologies By D. H. Stamatis. In this book, the author focus on risk and HAZOP as they relate to major catastrophic events and safety issues. Specifically, I address processes and implementation and explain the fundamentals of using risk methodology in any organization to evaluate significant safety and catastrophic problems. The book identifies and …

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Essential Practices for Process Safety Culture

Essential Practices for Process Safety Culture

Essential Practices for Creating, Strengthening, and Sustaining Process Safety Culture by American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). This book offers several definitions of process safety culture. Even though there may be some disagreement about a report of process safety culture, when you visit a facility you very quickly get a sense of …

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Workplace Health and Safety International Perspectives

Workplace Health and Safety International Perspectives

Workplace Health and Safety International Perspectives on Worker Representation by David Walters and Theo Nichols. This book provides a cutting-edge look at the experience of worker representation in the employment relations of workplace health and safety. This book developed from a seminar organized by the Cardiff Work Environment Research Centre (CWERC) and held at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff …

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Saudi Aramco Safety Handbook

Saudi Aramco Safety Handbook

Saudi Aramco Safety Handbook 5th edition Minimum Safety Rules by Loss Prevention department. This handbook contains the minimum safety rules applicable to employees, contractors, or anyone performing Saudi Aramco work activities. Compliance with these rules is a condition of employment for Saudi Aramco employees and a contractual obligation for contractor employees. There are many applications for safety — many more …

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