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ISBN: 978 984 20 0057-7
Type: Hard
Page: 328
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Management of Occupational Safety Health and Environment

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) are vast subjects and is a basic necessity for every works of occupation. Subjects of SHE related to industries are mainly incorporated in this book. Though SHE are vital subjects to learn and practice but unfortunately they are not properly attended or cared in our country. Subjects are not even properly studied at any level of education. The book comprises of Twenty-seven chapters and five appendixes, where different aspects relating to SHE are discussed. Chapter One to Twenty comprises of different Hazards types and characteristics, Physical Hazards, Electrical Hazards, Chemical Hazards, Biological Hazards, Psycho-social Hazards, Hazard management, Accident causes, Accident prevention, Management of general fire and fire in high rise buildings, Accident investigation & reporting, Safety audit, Emergency preparedness plan, Hazan, Hazop, Personnel protective equipment etc. Chapter twenty-One and two describes environment and pollution matters. Occupational health is discussed in chapter twenty three. Cited examples helps in understanding clearly many a descriptions that is why some major accident stories of local and international importance are also included in the chapter twenty four. A few case studies were included in chapter twenty five to enrich the conception of causes of accident happening and their remedial actions. Bangladesh does not have any “National policy on safety, health and work environment”. A draft policy was proposed to the government by the technical committee formed by ministry of labour (the author acted as an expert member) and draft policy is described in chapter twenty six. Underground mining is a very recent concept in Bangladesh and started practicing with Barapukuria coal & Hard rock mining project. To have a general idea about underground mining, some aspects of safety standards in Chinese Coal-mines are included in chapter twenty seven. In appendixes one to four, formats of different work permits, safety audits, Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS) and trouble shooting guidelines are included. Safety, Health and Environmental aspects in the Bangladesh Labour Act-2006 are contained in appendix five. This book will be helpful for the Engineering and other professional students as a course of study and also for the practicing executives as a guideline for establishing safety management at their work places.

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Hafizur Rahman / মোহাম্মদ হাফিজুর র

Mohammad Hafizur Rahman is basically a Mechanical Engineer and an MBA. He completed his graduation in Engineering from Chittagong Engineering College (CUET- Secured First Class Position) and MBA in Marketing from University of Dhaka. He has also completed a Post-graduation Diploma on Personnel Management. He started his career as a Lecturer of the Chittagong Engineering College. His main professional career is in Eastern Refinery Ltd., where he worked for about twenty years in the departments of Operation, Maintenance, Inspection and Safety. In Eastern Refinery Ltd., he was Manager Inspection and Safety (chief of the division) and was also the chairman of the Safety committee of Refinery. He also worked two years as the CEO of Chittagong LP gas Ltd. He joined Summit Surma Petroleum Company Ltd. in 1999 as Executive Director. Presently, he is serving as a Managing Director of H.P Chemicals Ltd. He had the opportunity to be trained in Pertamina, Indonesia and in Canadian Petroleum Institute on Petroleum refining, maintenance and safety management. He is now actively participating with Industrial Safety Board of Bangladesh as a Chairman R&D committee and Mechanical Engineering Divisional Committee of Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh as a Chairman. He is also nominated as a academic council member of Mechanical Engineering Department of DUET. Through out his career, Engineer Hafiz was a prolific writer of technical reports and popular articles and acted as a trainer on safety, inspection, pollution control, maintenance, emergency handling etc. subjects for different institutions.