Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Second Edition

Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Second Edition

by W. David Yates

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138892972
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/01/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 872
Sales rank: 189,991
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Yates has extensive knowledge and experience in hazardous materials management, safety programs management, indoor air quality, ventilation, noise and sound, and industrial hygiene sampling and analysis.

He was born in Morton, Mississippi, and lived most of his childhood in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. He has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Services from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, a Master of Science Degree in Hazardous Materials Management from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi. He served ten years in the United States Navy as a Preventive Medicine Technician and currently serves in the Army National Guard as a Safety and Occupational Health Officer.

In his civilian career, Dr. Yates has operated his own professional consulting firm, served as the Safety and Mission Assurance Manager for Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, the Corporate Safety Director for Bodine Services of the Midwest, Decatur, Illinois, and lead safety positions in mining and manufacturing. Currently, he serves as the Safety Manager for FMC Corporation, Green River, Wyoming, which has both MSHA and OSHA facilities. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

Table of Contents

The Safety Profession Regulations
Math Review Particulates and Gases Toxicology
Industrial Hygiene for the Safety Professional
Noise and Hearing Conservation Program Biological Hazards
Fire Protection and Prevention
Thermal Stressors
Personal Protective Equipment
Safety Statistics
Electrical Safety
Hydrostatics and Hydraulics
Engineering Economics
Management Theories
Accident Investigations
Workers Compensation
Construction Safety
Risk Management
Hazardous Materials Management
Radiation Safety
Behavior Based Safety Programs
Self-Auditing Procedures and Techniques Environmental Management
Safety Metrics (Leading vs. Lagging Indicators)

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