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Safety Management for Safety Professionals - Chapter Summary
Learn or review the essentials of safety management with this online study guide chapter. The chapter offers expert instruction on important safety management topics, including safe working conditions, risk management, administrative control methods, life safety systems and much more. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:
- Compare different employee classification types
- Assess the relationships between risk management and insurance policies/coverage
- Recognize the components of safe working conditions
- Outline administrative control methods for safety professionals
- Evaluate facility requirements and life safety systems
- Describe the objectives for vehicle fleet safety programs
- Explain how workplace tools, engineering controls and design regulations can improve safety
- Identify safety-related information sources
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1. Types of Employee Classification
We'll discuss four main types of employees: full-time, part-time, on-call and intern. We'll also define 'independent contractor' and discuss the difference between independent contractors and employees.
2. Safe Working Conditions: Purpose & Concept
Every year millions of people are injured on the job. Learn more about the laws governing workplace safety and the programs in place to compensate injured workers and their families.
3. Enhancing Safety With Design: Criteria & Regulations
This lesson provides an overview of the principles of safety through design or inherently safer designs. Discussed are safety design criteria for consumer products, industrial products, and construction projects.
4. Engineering Controls: Definition, Safety & Methods
This lesson examines the different types of engineering control methods and their roles in isolating workers from hazards using process controls, isolation, and ventilation.
5. Administrative Controls for Safety Professionals: Definition & Methods
This lesson defines the term administrative control and examines the role of different administrative control methods in minimizing hazards in the workplace.
6. Job Site Hazards in Construction
It is important for workers to be safe and protected against personal injury while on the job. This lesson provides an overview of potential hazards at the workplace and the suggested solutions.
7. Redundancy Systems for Safety Professionals: Definition & Elements
This lesson reviews the purpose and function of redundancy systems, discusses their various characteristics and elements and defines different type of redundancy approaches.
8. Life Safety Systems & Facility Requirements
This lesson provides an overview of life safety systems and codes as they relate to public safety in the design and construction of commercial and public buildings.
9. Workplace Motor Vehicle Hazards & OSHA Standards
This lesson discusses the hazards and risks of occupational injuries and fatalities that result from using motor vehicles in the workplace. We'll talk about OSHA requirements for the operation of these motor vehicles.
10. Workplace Tools & Equipment Safety: Techniques & Regulations
This lesson gives an overview of the safety techniques and regulations for tools and equipment in the workplace. Specifically discussed are hand tools, ladders, grinders, mobile equipment, and robotics.
11. Professional Information Sources for Safety Professionals
This lesson identifies professional information sources for safety hazards and risk management. We'll discuss information sources including best practices, published literature, safety data sheets, and subject matter experts.
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