• E_Book Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Management in Construction

E_Book Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Management in Construction

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Book Detail
Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-270-0
ASIN 81-7409-270-6
Language English
Edition 2nd
Pages 808
Preface I am feeling pleasure in bringing the second edition of the book "Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Management in Construction". The first edition with three reprints of the book received good response from the readers. In order to make the book more useful and to incorporate the changes make in the syllabi of some universities, certain matter have also been added, especially related to "Fire Safety", "Electrical Safety" and "Environment and Development".
Table of Contents
Table of Contents PART I - GENERAL : Safety, Health and Environment in Construction - An Introduction *Accidents and their prevention *Safety, health and environment management *Disaster management * Management of Disasters * Crisis management * Risk management *Fire Safety * Prevention, Protection and Control of Fire * Fire Fighting Arrangement * Personal protection equipment * Safety standards and codes *Construction project insurance. PART II - SAFETY : *Hazards in construction *Safety for vehicles and transportation *Safety in heavy earth moving machinery *Lifting and hoisting equipment *Tools, plants and other equipment * Safety in fabrication and in workshop *Safety in excavation works * Explosives, Drilling and Blasting * Safety in Deep Foundation and Piling * Safety in Underground Works * Fall Protection, Structural Framework and Concreting * Confined-Space Entry * Safety in Materials Handling and Storage * Safety in Building Construction and Demolition * Electrical Safety * Security Management * Road and Rail Safety * Dam safety * Safe Working Practices * Legal Aspects of Safety * Do and Don'ts for Safety. PART III - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH : *Occupational Health Hazards * Industrial Psychology and Work Environment * First-Aid and Medical Care * Ergonomics * Health Care and Management. PART IV - ENVIRONMENT IN CONSTRUCTION : Environment and Development * Environmental Hazards (Degradation) * Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) * Environmental Management Plant * Resettlement and Rehabilitation * Appendices * Index