ASSE Publishes Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

ASSE announces the release of Safety Engineering, 4th Edition, edited by John Mroszczyk, Ph.D., P.E., CSP, which brings the peer-reviewed knowledge of safety professionals to address the most frequently encountered hazards. The new edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety. Safety Engineering includes new topics: a national safety initiative; a global emphasis on safety; new focus on human error; the case for business safety and safety through design. A new chapter, “Prevention Through Design,” was also authored by Mroszczyk. Other topics include approaches to safety; standards and legislation; protective equipment; environmental controls; egress and life safety; noise control; radiation; explosion; tools and machine tools; and principles of risk assessment and machine safeguarding.