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Main Title Legal liabilities in safety and loss prevention : a practical guide /
Author Schneid, Thomas D.,
Publisher CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group,
Year Published 2019
Call Number KF3570
ISBN 9781315144504; 1315144506; 9781351385480; 1351385488; 9781351385497; 1351385496; 9781351385503; 135138550X
Subjects Industrial safety--Law and legislation--United States ; Industrial hygiene--Law and legislation--United States ; Employers' liability--United States ; Risk management--Law and legislation--United States ; LAW / Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management ; LAW / Environmental ; TECHNOLOGY / Electricity
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Taylor & Francis
Edition Third edition.
Collation 1 online resource.
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Overview and history -- OSHA enforcement -- OSHA requirements -- Employer's rights -- Managing an effective safety and loss prevention program -- Criminal sanctions -- OSHA standards and requirements -- Proposed legislation and trends -- The safety and loss prevention professional and the Americans with Disabilities Act -- Legal liabilities under workers' compensation laws -- Protecting your organization or company -- Personal liability for safety and loss prevention professionals -- Other legal considerations -- Safety and labor -- Other laws impacting the safety function. The goal of every safety professional and safety program is to be proactive and to identify problems while complying within safety guidelines. This book clarifies basic questions about legal liability, how to minimize, prevent, and identify legal risks. Appendices, case studies, and sample forms are included in this resource. The whole book will be revised due to the laws and regulations in the workplace changing. This revised edition will address all of the changes in the laws as well as providing guidance on how to achieve and maintain compliance. Features Covers methods to achieve and maintain compliance Includes new standards and regulations Discusses defense, rights, and responsibilities Provides a guide to professionals who are unfamiliar with reviewing, analyzing, and briefing a court decision Offers a new chapter on environmental and labor