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Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd Edition

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Engineers have a moral, legal, and ethical responsibility to protect the public in professional practice and in the design of products, buildings, Processes, equipment, work, and workplaces. Most engineering degree programs place high importance on safety engineering design and practice. The overall field of safety continues to change. Safety and health professional work demands higher levels of education. Roles of safety and health professionals have shifted from implementing safety details to overseeing strategies, methods, and practices that achieve safety. The changing roles reflect the business practice of moving safety knowledge and skills deeper into organizations and workgroups.
Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd edition, is a comprehensive guide that helps engineers and safety and health practitioners reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring safety in all facets of their work. It addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition and control, the human element of safety and techniques for managing safety and risk in engineering and operational decisions. The third edition features new topics such as:

--Adapting to new safety concerns that arise from technology innovations
--Convergence of safety, health, and environmental departments in many organizations
--Prevention through design
--Risk analysis and management and Safety Management Systems

Written for safety and health professionals, engineers, plant managers, and students, Safety and Health for Engineers, 3rd edition, provides the information and tools necessary to combine health and safety with economical engineering for safer technological solutions. The new edition continues to help engineers seeking roles in safety and health or expanding such roles.

Roger L. Brauer, Ph.D., was the first recipient of the Roger Brauer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Safety Engineers and 68th inductee into the Safety and Health Hall of Fame International. Dr. Brauer was an adjunct professor of safety engineering at the University of Urbana-Champaign for 20 years, and a principal investigator at the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois, for 20 years. He was also Executive Director of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for 15 years.


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