The Handbook of Safety Engineering

The Handbook of Safety Engineering

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Safety Professionals know that the best solution to preventing accidents in the workplace boils down to engineering out the hazards. If there isn't any hazard or exposure, there can't be any accident. If you accept the premise that the ultimate method for protecting workers on the job requires the removal or engineering-out of hazards in the workplace, this text is for you. The Handbook of Safety Engineering: Principles and Applications provides instruction in basic engineering principles, the sciences, cyber operations, math operations, mechanics, fire science (water hydraulics, etc.), electrical safety, and the technical and administrative aspects of the safety profession in an accessible and straightforward way. It serves students of safety and practitioners in the field_especially those studying for professional certification examinations_by placing more emphasis on engineering aspects and less on regulatory and administrative requirements. This practical handbook will serve as an important reference guide for students, professors, industrial hygienists, senior level undergraduate and graduate students in safety and industrial engineering, science and engineering professionals, safety researchers, engineering designers, human factor specialists, and all other safety practitioners.To protect a circuit, a fuse (or circuit breaker) is placed directly into the circuit (see figure 13.5). A fuse will open the circuit ... The symbols used in schematic diagrams are the electriciana#39;s aquot;shorthandaquot;; they make the diagrams easier to drawanbsp;...

Title:The Handbook of Safety Engineering
Author:Frank R. Spellman, Nancy E. Whiting
Publisher:Government Institutes - 2009-12-16


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