Construction Safety Engineering Principles (McGraw-Hill Construction Series)
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Part I: Development of the Five Principles for Safety Design in Construction

Chapter 1: Principle One: Definition of a Hazard

Chapter 2: Principle Two: The Standard of Care

Chapter 3: Principle Three: Categories of Hazards

Chapter 4: Principle Four: The Safe Design Hierarchy to Physically Control Hazards

Chapter 5: Principle Five: Control the Hazard with the Appropriate Design Improvement or Appliance

Chapter 6: Reliability: A Method to Evaluate Probable Safety Performance

Part II: Examples of Engineering Control

Chapter 7: Crane Hazards

Section 1: Two-Blocking

Section 2: Crane Upset from Overload

Section 3: Jib-Boom Stowage on Hydraulic Cranes

Section 4: Latticework Boom Disassembly

Section 5: Crane Operator Protection from Upset to Falling Objects

Section 6: Powerline Contact

Chapter 8: Other Equipment Hazards

Section 1: Electronic-News-Gathering Van Powerline Contact

Section 2: Conveyors

Section 3: Skid-Steer Front-End Loader and Rough-Terrain Telescoping-Boom Forklift Side Upset

Section 4: Trucks

Section 5: Aerial Lifts

Section 6: Unsafe Restraint Systems

Section 7: Equipment Leasing

Chapter 9: Universal Hazards

Section 1: Killer Hooks

Section 2: Blind Zones

Section 3: Dangerous Nuts, Bolts, Pins, and Other Connectors

Section 4: Unsafe Control Systems

Section 5: Guarding of Moving Parts

Section 6: Noisy Equipment and Machines

Part II: Examples of Engineering Control

Section 7: Mold

Section 8: Dust

Section 9: Ventilation

Section 10: Pinch Points

Section 11: Compressed Gases

Section 12: Hazardous Secondary Voltages

Chapter 10: Access Hazards

Section 1: Fall Prevention

Section 2: Fall Protection

Section 3: Falling Objects

Section 4: Ladders

Section 5: Dangerous Access to Equipment

Section 6: Traffic Control

Section 7: Haul Roads

Chapter 11: Types of Construction Hazards

Section 1: Wood-Frame Construction

Section 2: Concrete Form Work

Section 3: Masonry Failures

Section 4: Tilt-Up

Section 5: Lift Slabs

Section 6: Steel Erection

Section 7: Trenching

Section 8: Tunneling

Section 9: Diving/Underwater Construction

Chapter 12: Operation and Maintenance Hazards

Section 1: Fire Prevention

Section 2: Confined Spaces

Section 3: Lighting

Section 4: Toxic Fumes and Gases

Section 5: Wind and Flooding

Section 6: Sanitation

Part III: Mechanics of Inherently Safer Design

Chapter 13: Including Safety into Design Planning

Section 1: Architectural Design Planning

Section 2: Equipment Design Planning

Chapter 14: Including Safety into Construction Planning

Section 1: Construction Safety Planning

Chapter 15: The Economics of Inherently Safer Design