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Safety, Health, and Environment, CourseSmart eTextbook

By CAPT(Center for the Advancement of Process Tech)l

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 14, 2009

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This 24 chapter textbook is intended for use in high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities that offer SHE courses.


Safety, Health and Environment is designed to teach students about the various safety, health and environmental issues associated with the process industries.  This text includes a variety of topics including, hazard recognition, types of hazards, cyber security, engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment, safety-related equipment, first aid, and governmental regulations. Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience.  This text is appropriate for high schools, community colleges, technical colleges, and universities that offer safety, health and environment courses.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Safety, Health and Environment

Chapter 2: Types of Hazards and their Effects

Chapter 3: Recognizing Chemical Hazards

Chapter 4: Recognizing Biological Hazards

Chapter 5: Equipment and Energy Hazards

Chapter 6: Fire and Explosion Hazards

Chapter 7: Pressure, Temperature, and Radiation Hazards

Chapter 8: Hazardous Atmospheres and Respiration Hazards

Chapter 9: Working Area and Height Hazards

Chapter 10: Hearing and Noise Hazards

Chapter 11: Construction, Maintenance, and Tool Hazards

Chapter 12: Vehicle and Transportation Hazards

Chapter 13: Natural Disasters and Inclement Weather

Chapter 14: Physical Security and Cyber Security

Chapter 15: Recognizing Ergonomic Hazards

Chapter 16: Recognizing Environmental Hazards

Chapter 17: Introduction to Hazard Controls

Chapter 18: Engineering Controls: Alarms and Indicator Systems

Chapter 19: Engineering Controls: Process Containment and Process Upset Controls

Chapter 20: Administrative Controls: Programs and Practices

Chapter 21: Permitting Systems

Chapter 22: Personal Protective Equipment and First Aid

Chapter 23: Monitoring Equipment

Chapter 24: Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Response Equipment

Appendix A: Government/Regulatory and Industry Resources

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