25. Occupational Health and Safety Management

  1. Gavriel Salvendy3,4
  1. Mark R. Lehto1 and
  2. Bradley T. Cook2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch25

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Lehto, M. R. and Cook, B. T. (2012) Occupational Health and Safety Management, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Miller Engineering, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • occupational health, safety management;
  • accident causation;
  • common hazards, control measures;
  • ergonomic issues;
  • hazard communication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • About this Chapter

  • Introduction

  • Some Historical Background

  • Fundamental Elements of Occupational Safety and Health

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management Programs

  • Common Hazards and Control Measures

  • Hazard Communication

  • Final Remarks

  • References

  • Resources