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Product Safety Handbook : The Manufacturer's Guide to Legal Requirements and Management Strategies - Stanley R. Kalin

Product Safety Handbook

The Manufacturer's Guide to Legal Requirements and Management Strategies

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Published: 1st January 2001
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Using the detailed instructions in this book, readers will learn how to comply with product safety regulations, how to develop safe products, and how to implement safe manufacturing processes. In addition, readers will learn how to understand the federal regulations, determine how those regulations apply to their businesses, and understand the scope of their responsibilities.

Prefacep. 11
About the Authorsp. 13
Acknowledgmentsp. 15
What Is Reasonable?p. 1
The Role of Standardsp. 3
Legal Framework for Manufacturer's Responsibilityp. 6
Risk Analysis and Reductionp. 9
Safety Measuresp. 11
Physical Barriersp. 13
Substitutionp. 14
The Interlockp. 14
Electric/Electronic Sensing Systemsp. 14
Automatic Restart Preventionp. 15
Audible Warningsp. 15
Emergency Stop Controlsp. 15
Two Hand Controlp. 16
Automatic Feed Devicesp. 16
Fail Safep. 16
Redundancyp. 17
Captive Accessoriesp. 17
Determining Proper Safety Measuresp. 18
Warningsp. 19
Recalls and Retrofitsp. 23
Preparing for a Lawsuitp. 27
Final Safe Design Checklistp. 29
Case Studies 1-9: Premises Accidentsp. 31
Bathtub (1)p. 31
Bathtub (2)p. 33
Bowling Alleyp. 35
Exterior Staircasep. 37
Railway Staircasep. 38
Restaurant Staircasep. 40
Restaurant Step (1)p. 42
Restaurant Step (2)p. 44
Sliding Boardp. 45
Case Studies 10-24: Commercial Equipmentp. 49
Circular Sawp. 49
Core Drill Machinep. 51
Hospital Bedp. 53
Laundromat Dryerp. 55
Meat Augerp. 57
Meat Grinderp. 59
Miter Saw (1)p. 61
Miter Saw (2)p. 63
Overhead Garage Doorp. 64
Pneumatic Nail Gunp. 66
Radial Arm Saw (1)p. 70
Radial Arm Saw (2)p. 72
Rocking Chairp. 74
Saft Drink Machinep. 75
Treadmillp. 77
Case Studies 25-38: Industrial Equipmentp. 79
Cotton Ginp. 79
Cyclone Millp. 81
Dry Material Feederp. 83
Forkliftp. 84
Load of Pipep. 86
Printing Pressp. 89
Pug Millp. 90
Punch Pressp. 92
Sand and Gravel Conveyorp. 94
Sawmill Slab Edgerp. 96
Sawmill Wood Chipperp. 99
Seafood Canning Plantp. 102
Slip on an Industrial Machinep. 103
Tire Mounting Machinep. 105
Case Studies 39-49: Vehiclesp. 107
All Terrain Vehiclep. 107
Camper Bodyp. 109
Cross-View Mirrorp. 111
Fall from Truck (1)p. 113
Fall from Truck (2)p. 115
Hubcapp. 117
Motor Homep. 118
Side View Mirrorp. 120
Truck Cab Ceilingp. 122
Truck Seatp. 124
Vehicular Jackp. 126
Case Studies 50-54: Otherp. 129
Camping Tentp. 129
Dumpsterp. 131
Entertainment Centerp. 133
Log Splitterp. 134
Trash Compactorp. 136
Sources of Informationp. 141
U.S. Governmentp. 141
Non-governmentp. 144
National and State Product Safety Information Contactsp. 151
List of Testing Laboratoriesp. 171
Glossary from The Dictionary of Terms Used in the Safety Professionp. 175
Excerpts from the Code of Federal Regulationsp. 201
Regulated Products Handbookp. 381
Recall Handbookp. 421
Indexp. 451
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ISBN: 9780865876835
ISBN-10: 0865876835
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 453
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: GOVERNMENT INST PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.86