This new edition serves both as a reference guide for the experienced professional and as a preparation source for those desiring certifications. It’s an invaluable resource and a must-have addition to every safety professional’s library.
Safety Professional’s Reference and Study Guide, Third Edition, is written to serve as a useful reference tool for the experienced practicing safety professional, as well as a study guide for university students and those preparing for the Certified Safety Professional examination. It addresses major topics of the safety and health profession and includes the latest version of the Board of Certified Safety Professional (BCSP) reference sheet, a directory of resources and associations, as well as state and federal agency contact information. Additionally, this new edition offers new chapters and resources that will delight every reader.
This book aids the prospective examination candidate and the practicing safety professional, by showing them, step-by-step, how to solve each question/formula listed on the BCSP examination and provide examples on how and when to utilize them.
Table of Contents
The Safety Profession and Preparing for the ASP/CSP Exam. Regulations. Math Review. Particulates and Gases. . Toxicology. Industrial Hygiene Air Sampling. Ventilation. Noise and OSHA’s Hearing Conservation Program. Biological Hazards. Fire Protection and Prevention. Thermal Stressors. Personal Protective Equipment. Statistics for the Safety Professional. Electrical Safety. Mechanics. Hydrostatics and Hydraulics. Training. Engineering Economics. Management Theories. Accident Causation and Investigation Techniques. Workers' Compensation. Ergonomics. Construction Safety. Risk Assessment and Management. Hazardous Materials Management. Radiation Safety. Walking and Working Surfaces. Materials Handling and Storage. Safety Management System. Site Security. Behavior-Based Safety. Measuring Health and Safety Performance. Safety Program Auditing Techniques and Checklist. Environmental Management. BCSP Code of Ethics. Appendix A: BCSP Supplied Equations. Appendix B: Conversions and Standards. Appendix C: OSHA Regional and Area Offices.
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