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CURRENT - Diagnosis & Treatment - Occupational and Environmental Medicine

ClickSafety Subject Matter Expert Contributes to Textbook Publication

Mar 04, 2015

Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene

ClickSafety's primary OSHA Outreach trainer & course content creator, Peter B. Rice, CSP, CIH, REHS, contributed two chapters to the newly published collegiate and healthcare professional textbook, Current Diagnosis & Treatment - Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Pete was approached by leaders in the occupational and environmental medicine field to address the importance of occupational safety and industrial hygiene. He authored two comprehensive chapters covering a range of important topics, such as chemical, physical health, biological, ergonomic and related exposures, controls and safe practices.

These two chapters are directed towards those professionals involved with the implementation and management of Safety & Occupational Health programs. Having a thorough understanding and knowledge of the information presented in this textbook is of great value to those practicing professionals”, stated Mr. Rice. Safety professionals interested in a complete reading and reference of these topics can purchase a copy of the 5th edition textbook on the McGraw Hill website.

Additional occupational safety training representative of the practices covered within Pete’s chapters are available online through ClickSafety. Pete recommends several online courses, including: OSHA 10-Hour for General Industry, Hazard Communication Awareness and Hazard Communication Advanced, Industrial Hygiene Awareness, Introduction to OSHA for General Industry and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Current diagnosis & treatment, published by McGraw-Hill, is a required textbook at dozens of universities in the US, and abroad, and is intended for those schools specializing in medicine, pharmacology, toxicology, occupational nursing and general industrial medicine. It is also intended for governmental and commercial organizations that have a focus on, and use of, public, occupational and environmental medicine, hygiene and safety.

In addition to contributing to Current Diagnosis & Treatment, Pete has also authored and presented many industry-specific topics, including published chapters in the National Safety Council’s “Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene”, Essentials of Safety and Health Management (Lewis Publishers) and articles in Construction Ink and ASSE Construction Spotlight. Pete also enjoys delivering weekly Toolbox Safety Talk videos and has presented at regional and national safety and industrial hygiene conferences and events, including ASSE and AIHA.

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