IPT's Safety First Handbook

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Publication Date: 1999
Book Size: 3.88 x 5.88
Pages: 521
Edition: 1st
Cover: Soft Bound
Author: Basaraba

IPT's Safety First Handbook and Training Manual
 The Benchmark For Industrial Workplace Safety

The title, Safety First, says it all. IPT’s Safety First Handbook and Training Manual are the benchmark for industrial workplace safety. They contain invaluable information for employers, supervisors and workers concerned about accident prevention in the worksite.

Ideal for all North American Jobsites
IPT’s Safety First Handbook and Training Manual reference both United States and Canadian Occupational Health & Safety regulations and standards. They are convenient, comprehensive reference guides with current information on a variety of occupational health and safety management practices.

For every industry, we all know it needs to be Safety First!

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Table of Contents:

Section One–Safety Fundamentals
Safety Management
Safety Leadership
Safety Defined
Safety Attitude
Right to Know
Right to Participate
Right to Refuse
Why Accidents Occur
"At Risk" Behaviors
Proactive Safety
Section Two–Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations and Standards
Hazard Assessment
Types of Equipment
Protective Headwear
Class A,B,C Hard Hats
Foot Protection
Foot Injuries, Hazards
Footwear Features
Preventing Foot Injuries
Foot Care
Eye and Face Protection
Workplace Eye & Face Hazards
First Aid For Eye Injuries
Types of Protective Eyewear
Safety Eyewear Tips
Respiratory Protection
Protection Standards
Respiratory Protection Program
How Lungs Work
Types of Protection Devices
Air-Purifying Respirators
Supplied-Air Respirators
Self-Contained (SCBA)
Respirator Fit & Testing
Hand Protection
Hand Injuries
Workplace Hand Hazards
Handtool Tips
Machine Guards
Types of Hand Protection
Disposable Gloves
Other PPE for Hands
Hearing Protection
Sound Frequency
Sound Measurement
Noise Exposure
Protective Hearing Equipment
Hearing Loss
Section Three–Fire Prevention
Fire Codes & Regulations
Classes of Fires (A,B,C,D)
Elements of Fire
Fire Triangle
Fire Tetrahedron
Portable Fire Extinguishers
Personal Safety
Extinguish Small Fires
How to Prevent Fires
Inspecting Portable Extinguishers
Sprinkler Systems
Smoke Explosions/Back Drafts
Emergency Procedure Plans
Fire Warden
Evacuate Safely
Fire Inspection
Common Fire Terms
Section Four–Confined Space
Confined Space Hazards
Confined Space Entry Program
Entry Program Steps
Potential Hazard Assessment
Entry Program Characteristics
Confined Space Buddy System
Confined Space Entry Permit
Confined Space Site Preparation
Confined Space Lockout/Tagout
Confined Space Testing
Confined Space Ventilation
Confined Space PPE
Confined Space Entry Problems
Emergency Response
Asphyxiant Gases
Welding Gases & Fumes
Entry Team Training & Duties
Confined Space Rescue
Heat Stress
Heat Disorders
Section Five–Trenches and Excavations
Trenching Regulations
Trenching Definitions
Trenching Hazards
Soil Mechanics
Trench Failure
Types of Soil Collapse
Zone of Exposure
Spoil Pile Slide
Side Wall Shear
Cave-ins (Sloughing)
Soil Rotation
Soil Classifications
Soil Testing
Visual Soil Testing
Manual Soil Testing
Trenches & Excavations
Excavation Protection
Preliminary Work
Engineering Approvals
Dangerous Conditions
Protection System Types
Sloping & Benching
Installation of Shoring
Shafts & Tunnels
Trench Collapse
Section Six–Hazardous Material Canada
WHMIS Introduction
Controlled Products
Implementing WHMIS
Elements of WHMIS
Hazard Classifications
Hazard Symbols
Compressed Gas
Flammables & Combustibles
Oxidizing Material
Poisonous & Infectious
Corrosive Materials
Reactive Material
Physical State of Chemicals
Entry into Body
Preventing Entry to Body
Exposure Limits
Chemical Substances
WHMIS Labels
Supplier Label
Bulk Supplies
Workplace Label
PACE Label
NFPA Label
Precautionary Pictals
Material Safety Data Sheets
Section Seven–Hazardous Material
Hazard Communication Standard
Identifying Hazardous Material
Hazardous Materials/Chemicals
Hazardous Product Labels
NFPA Labels
Material Safety Data Sheets
MSDS-Product Identification
MSDS-Product Ingredients
MSDS-Hazards Identification
MSDS-First Aid Measures
MSDS-Fire Fighting
MSDS-Accidental Release
MSDS-Handling & Storage
MSDS-Exposure Control
MSDS-Chemical Properties
MSDS-Stability & Reactivity
MSDS-Toxicological Data
MSDS-Environmental Data
MSDS-Disposal Information
MSDS-Shipping & Transportation
MSDS-Regulatory Information
MSDS-Additional Information
Hazard Communication Program
Employee Training
Handling Tips
Section Eight–Electrical Safety
Engineering Controls
Insulation Materials
Grounding Systems
Machinery Guarding
Circuit Protection
Overloads/Short Circuits
Resetting Circuits
Circuit Protection Tips
Safe Working Practices
Testing Instruments
Qualified Person
Personal Protective equipment
Response to Emergencies
Electrical Shock
First-Aid Procedures
Traumatic Shock
Burns & Injuries
Lockout Procedures
Overhead Power Lines
Power Line Approach
Power Line Contact
After Contact
Underground Cables
Storage Batteries
Static Electricity
Static & Explosions
Electrical Safety Review
Section Nine–Forklift Safety
Forklift Accidents
Causes of Accidents
Forklift Types
Counterbalance Forklifts
Narrow-aisle Forklifts
Two-wheeled Hand Truck
Four-wheeled Hand Truck
Pallet Movers
Powered Hand Trucks
Forklift Inspection
Forklift Lifting Principles
Handling & Moving Loads
Loading Forklift
Unloading Forklift
Stacking & Unstacking
Loading Docks
Entering Elevators
Parking Forklift
Preventing Tipovers
Forklift Steering
Driving Over Rails
Power Sources
Section Ten–Safe Working Surfaces Introduction
Slips & Trips
Traction & Balance
Portable Ladder Safety
Permanent Ladder Safety
Ramp Safety
Elevated Work Platforms
Floor and Wall Openings
Section Eleven–Fall Protection
Guardrails & Safety Nets
Personal Fall Protection
Positioning Devices
Climbing Protection
Anchorage & Deceleration
During a Fall
Fall Arrest Equipment
Hooking Up
Tying Off
Snap Hooks
Hook Up Hazards
Body Belts/Harnesses
Fall Protection & Confined Space
Care & Inspection of Equipment
Aerial Work Platforms
Section Twelve–Back Care
Back Injuries
Back Anatomy
Neutral Position
Preparing For a Lift
Performing a Lift
Carrying Heavy Loads
Back Injury Related Activities
Pushing or Pulling
Reaching Out & Balance
Repetitive Stress
Back Exercise Program
Section Thirteen–Lockout/Tagout
Application of Lockout
Hazardous Energy Sources
Electrical Energy
Mechanical Energy
Thermal Energy
Potential Energy
Unintentional Operation
Applying Energy Controls
Disconnecting Energy Controls
Testing During Lockout
Outside Contractors
Lockout/Tagout Training
Section Fourteen–Accident Investigation
Accident Causes
Accident Prevention
Sources of Accidents
Accident/Incident Investigation
Accident Causes
Substandard Condition
Investigation Questions
Conducting Investigation
Collecting Evidence
Completing Investigation
Investigation Equipment
Investigation Form

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