Effective Management of Health and Safety Programs, Third Edition
Here are the practical tools and guidance today's health and safety professional needs to effectively design, develop, manage, and evaluate health and safety programs.
This popular, practical guide for health and safety program managers has been revised in response to the recommendations of readers and faculty at graduate education institutions. The title has changed because users noted that the book's usefulness extends beyond environmental and occupational health and safety, offering information not usually emphasized in general health and safety training. Readers in all types of health and safety programs will find the current edition indispensable in enhancing their communication skills, time management capabilities, and abilities to gain support from decision makers and other senior managers in their organization. The material can be applied immediately to the reader's own job situation, a focus that has made the book uniquely valuable.
Publication Date 2008 Format Softcover
ISBN 978-1-883595-50-0 Product Code 23097
Proctor & Hughes' Chemical Hazards of the Workplace, Fifth Edition
Provides toxicology data on chemicals that may be encountered in various work settings. Written for health professionals, introductory chapters cover toxicological concepts, clinical manifestations of exposure, the diagnosis of occupational disease, and industrial hygiene aspects of chemical exposures. The book moves on to cover more than 625 alphabetically arranged entries on individual compounds. This new edition includes updates and revisions of more than 600 entries and adds monographs on new compounds.
Publication Date 2004 Format Hardcover, 785 pages Product Code 28053
Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Fourth Edition
This classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of occupational and environmental medicine. It offers accurate, current information on the history, causes, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of environmental and occupational diseases and includes numerous case studies.
New to the fourth edition: more on gene-environment interactions; complete reorganization of the air pollution section; expanded coverage of government response to the field; new chapter on childrens' environmental health.
This is a print on demand title and may take an extra week to ship.
Publication Date 2007 Format Hardcover, 1900 pages, 430 illustrations, 340 tables Product Code 29037
Couturier's Occupational and Environmental Infectious Diseases,
Occupational and Environmental Infectious Diseases, edited by William E. Wright, MD, MPH, provides a comprehensive overview of the recognition, management, and prevention of infectious diseases in the workplace.
The Second Edition of this popular reference has been entirely updated and revised throughout. The addition of new material includes a completely new chapter on general travel medicine and prevention of illness, and includes expanded coverage of employee education issues and listings of Web resources. Rather than emphasizing theory, all chapters have been fully updated and enhanced to provide well-organized, practical, and relevant information. The emphasis has also been expanded to include more recognition that many infectious diseases are international or global problems.
An ideal resource for occupational health practitioners, the primary care physician, and the generalist, this new edition is a valuable tool in the ongoing effort to provide a safe and healthy workplace.
Publication Date 2009 Format Hardcover, 825 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-45-6 Product Code 23090
Hunter's Diseases of Occupations, Tenth Edition
This 2011 tenth edition has been fully revised and organized to reflect the realities of the modern workplace. New features include chapters on bioterrorism and the history of occupational medicine with expanded sections on diagnosis and occupational toxicology. Additional downloadable materials available to purchasers of the book.
Publication Date 2011 Format Hardcover, 1324 pages Product Code 24089
Physical and Biological Hazards of the Workplace, Third Edition
All health professionals involved in worker health will be happy that this classic reference has now been updated in a third edition. This book functions both as an introduction to and review of physical and biological hazards:
- Provides updated information on protecting workers from proven and possible health risks from manual material handling, extremes of temperature and pressure, ionizing and non-ionizing (magnetic fields) radiation, shiftwork and more
- Details major changes in our understanding of biological hazards including Ebola, Chikungunya, Zika, HIV, Hepatitis C, Lyme disease, MERS-CoV, TB, and much more
- All infectious diseases have been updated from an occupational health perspective
- Includes practical guidance on how to set up medical surveillance for hazards and suggests preventive measures that can be used to reduce occupational diseases
Publication Date November 2016 Format Hardcover, 578 pages Product Code 28107
Occupational Health Services: A Practical Approach, Second Edition
Fully, updated and revised, the second edition of OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES is designed for professionals who deliver, manage, and hold oversight responsibility for occupational health in an organization or in the community. Provides the busy practitioner and clinic manager guidance in setting up, running, and improving health care services for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and occupational management of work-related health issues. The text gives an overview of occupational health care in the US and Canada with information about how it is organized, who pays for what, how it is regulated, and how workers' compensation works.
Publication Date 2012 Format Softcover, 452 pages Product Code 31030
Occupational and Environmental Health, Seventh Edition
NEW EDITION! Now in a seventh edition, this leading text provides a clear understanding of occupational and environmental health through its multidisciplinary and global approach. Case studies assist readers to apply the basic principles of environmental and occupational health to real-world challenges. Includes extensive graphs, photographs, and drawings to illustrate key concepts.
New to this edition:
- -New chapters on climate change, children's environmental health, liver disorders, kidney disorders, and a global perspective on occupational health and safety
- -Expanded coverage of government's role in occupational and environmental health
- -Updated approaches for recognizing and preventing disease and injury
Publication Date October 2017 Format Softcover, 784 pages Product Code 24095