Title Let’s Talk Safety
Subtitle 52 Talks on Common Utility Safety Practices for Water Professionals
Author American Water Works Association
ISBN 9781625763563
List price USD 99.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 144
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher American Water Works Association (Eurospan Group)
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Stop wondering what to talk about and spending your valuable time preparing presentations. Let’s Talk Safety makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. This quick and easy book provides 52 short briefings tailored specifically for water utility employees, plus links to additional resources. Each briefing covers a single key topic. Let’s Talk Safety takes the work out of your safety meetings.


How to Use Let’s Talk Safety

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Week Talk

Chapter 1. How to Conduct a Safety Tailboard

Chapter 2. Climbing Elevated Tanks: The Height of Safety

Chapter 3. Understanding Safety Data Sheets

Chapter 4. Powerful Protection From PPE

Chapter 5. Safety Tips for Employees Working Remotely or Alone

Chapter 6. CPR and AEDs Can Save Lives

Chapter 7. Energized Electric Equipment Can Be Deadly

Chapter 8. Trenching: Don’t Dig Into Trouble

Chapter 9. Quick Equipment Checks

Chapter 10. Jackhammer Safety

Chapter 11. An Open-and-Shut Case for Gate Valve Safety

Chapter 12. Biohazards and Worker Safety

Chapter 13. Weld Well to End Well

Chapter 14. You’ve Got the Power! of Power Tools

Chapter 15. Facing Up to Stress

Chapter 16. Lightning: The Underrated Killer

Chapter 17. Texting and Working Don’t Mix

Chapter 18. Lockout/Tagout: Water Under Pressure Poses Danger

Chapter 19. Accident Investigation: Key to Preventing Future Accidents

Chapter 20. Reagents in Disguise: Chemical Safety

Chapter 21. Be Kind to Your Body: Stretch Before Working

Chapter 22. Build a Construction Site Safely

Chapter 23. Don’t Be Shocked by Charged Pipes!

Chapter 24. Know Your Colors, and Call Before You Dig

Chapter 25. Take a Load Off: Tips for Safe Lifting

Chapter 26. Keep Trouble Out and Let Help In With Access Control

Chapter 27. Climb Into Confined-Space Safety

Chapter 28. Message to Self: Distracted Driving Is Dangerous

Chapter 29. Don’t Let Chemicals Get You!

Chapter 30. Listen Up to Protect Your Hearing

Chapter 31. Climb Onto Ladder Safety

Chapter 32. Working at Altitude: Don’t Fall Into Danger

Chapter 33. The Safe Use of Compressed Air

Chapter 34. Temperature Extremes: Hypothermia and Heat Exhaustion

Chapter 35. Cutting Pipe Safely With Power Saws

Chapter 36. Vehicle Safety: Check, Inspect, Drive!

Chapter 37. Safe Fuel Handling Practices

Chapter 38. Keeping Chemical Deliveries Safe

Chapter 39. Don’t Get in a Bind With a Backhoe

Chapter 40. Operating Laboratory Equipment

Chapter 41. Setting Up a Safe Traffic Control Zone

Chapter 42. Holding On to Hand Safety

Chapter 43. Eyes on Safety

Chapter 44. Handling the Load: Forklift Safety

Chapter 45. Reducing the Risk of Workplace Violence

Chapter 46. Carbon Monoxide: A Silent Killer

Chapter 47. Night Work Safety

Chapter 48. Avoid Harm From Laboratory Hazards

Chapter 49. Avoid Slips and Trips

Chapter 50. Be Prepared for an Emergency

Chapter 51. Job Hazard Analysis: Identify and Reduce Hazards

Chapter 52. Avoid Arc Flash

Target Audience:

This book is designed to help water utility employees develop a greater safety awareness of potential job hazards and help them make informed, mitigating decisions.


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