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Case studies : sixty practical applications of OH&S control principles /

by Burton, D. Jeff.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bountiful, Utah : IVE, 2001Description: XLV, 60, A-7 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 1883992338.MeSH subject(s): Occupational Health | Industry | Risk Assessment | Safety Management | Accidents, Occupational | Accidents, Occupational -- prevention & control | Monograph | Problems and ExercisesPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This workbook contains useful case studies derived from the 30-year career of D. Jeff Burton. It includes a diverse mix of industrial hygiene problems, how they were recognized and evaluated, and how they were successfully controlled. Set in a "detective story" style, the reader is encouraged to think about how to proceed: - What is the problem? - What is the likely cause or source? - What information should be gathered next? - What analytical techniques should be used? - What controls might be aplied? - Which are the most cost-effective controls? - Where do we go from here? Detailed answers to all these questions are provided in each case study. Each case is based in fact. Details have been changed to protect identities, emphasize principles, and enhance clarity. Each case study is scored with a "difficulty rating": - 1. Introductory, with little maths (IH entry level) - 2. Intermediate, with some maths (some IH experience) - 3. Advanced, with significantly more maths
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The cover bears: sixty practical applications of IH control principles

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vdist-/05.2013 This workbook contains useful case studies derived from the 30-year career of D. Jeff Burton. It includes a diverse mix of industrial hygiene problems, how they were recognized and evaluated, and how they were successfully controlled. Set in a "detective story" style, the reader is encouraged to think about how to proceed: - What is the problem? - What is the likely cause or source? - What information should be gathered next? - What analytical techniques should be used? - What controls might be aplied? - Which are the most cost-effective controls? - Where do we go from here? Detailed answers to all these questions are provided in each case study. Each case is based in fact. Details have been changed to protect identities, emphasize principles, and enhance clarity. Each case study is scored with a "difficulty rating": - 1. Introductory, with little maths (IH entry level) - 2. Intermediate, with some maths (some IH experience) - 3. Advanced, with significantly more maths