An Instructional Aid For Occupational Safety and Health in Mechanical Engineering Design
This booklet is intended to supplement the textbook selected for use in the basic Mechanical Engineering design course. The materials presented herein can be covered in depth over a period of three hours, or one week of a typical single semester course. This booklet has been written in simple terms so that it can be read and understood by third year Mechanical Engineering students who have had little or no exposure to the fundamental concepts of occupational safety and health. Topics covered: Anticipating common errors and modes of failure, Designing safe tooling and safe manufacturing workstations, Hazard reduction and control techniques available, Optimizing the man machine interface, Establishing cost/benefit justification, and Finding and using safety codes and standards.
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