A COURSE IN INDUSTRIAL SAFETY BY – K. U.

MISTRY

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1. The Concept of Safety
• • • • Health Vs. Wealth Dead and Live Resources Industrialization and accident Nature of the Concept of Safety

2. Philosophy of Safety
• • • • • What is the Philosophy? Philosophy of Safety Safety Terminology Safety by Spelling The real philosophy of safety as an outcome of old and new concepts

3. Safety Psychology
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Need of Safety Psychology What is Psychology? Industrial Psychology Safety Psychology Safety psychological factors General Psychological factors Attitude Aptitudes Frustration Conflict Morale Individual differences Motivation for safety Fatigue, Boredom and Monotony The problem Employee Accident – proneness

4. Accident Causation and Prevention
• • • • • • • • Causation and Occurrence? The Accident Problem Need for Safety Reasons for Accident Prevention Factors impeding Safety Basic terms in Accident Prevention Theories of Accident causation Principles of Accident Prevention

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• • • • • • • • • • • • Nature, Source and Need of Statistics of Safety Magnitude of the problem and inadequacy of Data Accident Cost to the injured person Accident Cost to the management – Direct and Indirect Cost Accident cost to the society Cost compilation procedure Craig Sinclair’s Study of Accident costs, Prevention costs and their relationship Measurements of Safety Performance Accident Classification Industrial classification Pro forma of Accident Statistics Statistical Table and their conclusion

6. Appraisal, Analysis, Inspection, Investigation and Control

techniques
• • • Safety Appraisal, Analysis and Control techniques Plant Safety Inspection Accident Investigation, Analysis and Reporting

7. Safety Management
• • • • • • • • • • The concept of Management – An Indian Origin The concept of Management – The foreign Origin The modern Concept and Definition Safety Management and its Responsibilities Safety Organizations Safety Department Safety program Safety Education and Training Promoting Employee’s Participation Plant Safety Rules and Procedures

8. Safe Design and Layout of Plants and Equipments
• • • • • • Indian Heritage Points for Plant Preparation Indian Standards Need of Planning and Safety Engineering approach. Site selection and planning on site Layout and Design of Plant and Building

9. Machine Guarding

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Statutory requirements Indian Standards Ergonomics of Machine Guarding Principles of Machine Guarding

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• • • Types of Guards Materials for Guard Construction Maintenance and Repairs of Guards.

10. Good Housekeeping
• • • • Meaning and Usefulness Accidents and Methods of Prevention Inspection and Inspection Checklists Housekeeping of Specific Industries

11. Lighting and Color
• • • • • • • • Sight and light Purpose of Lighting Principles of illumination Types of Light, Sources, Fittings and Installation Recommended Standards of illumination Design of Lighting Provisions Lighting and color Maintenance for Lighting and Color.

12. Ventilation and Temperature
• • • • • • Purpose of Ventilation and Temperature Control Thermal Environment and its Measurement Physiology of Heat Regulation Types of Ventilation Control of Heat Exposure Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Equipments.

13. Fire Safety
• • • • • • General Chemistry of Fire Classification of Fire and Extinguishers Design for Fire Safety Fire Prevention and Protection systems Inspection Maintenance and training.

14. Electrical Safety
• • Dangers from Electricity and Safety Measures Overload and Other Protections

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Portable Electrical Apparatus Electric Works in flammable Environment Static Electricity.

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