The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety explores various legal issues that are often encountered by Industrial Hygiene and Safety managers during their careers. A description is presented of the various legal concepts and processes that often arise in the IH/S practice, including tort, contract, and administrative law. The goal is to provide IH/S managers with sufficient knowledge to be able to incorporate legal risk analysis into everyday decision-making and policy development. This book will explore the legal issues that arise in IH/S practice and will be helpful to new IH/S managers as they progress in their careers.
- Explores various legal issues that are often encountered by Industrial Hygiene and Safety managers during their careers
- Provides insight into the legal issues and processes to IH/S managers that are traditionally only available to attorneys
- Improves the IH/S managers' ability to communicate complex IH/S issues to in-house counsel Presents tools and knowledge to IH/S managers so they can better consider the legal risks of the decisions they make
- Covers various legal concepts and processes that can arise in the IH/S practice, including tort, contract, and administrative law
Introduction. The Legal Implications of the Employment Relationship. Tort Law and Its Impact on IH/S. Contract Law. The Administrative Law System. Criminal Law Aspects of IH/S. Employment Litigation. Workers Compensation. The Consequences of Injury or Illness. IH/S Documents and Records. Legal Research and Risk Analysis.