Developing an Effective Safety Culture

Developing an Effective Safety Culture

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Developing an Effective Safety Culture implements a simple philosophy, namely that working safely is a cultural issue. An effective safety culture will eventually lead to the desired goal of zero incidents in the work place, and this book will provide an understanding of what is needed to reach this goal. The authors present reference material for all phases of building a safety management system and ultimately developing a safety program that fits the culture. This volume offers the most comprehensive approach to developing an effective safety culture. Information is easily accessible as the authors move first through, understanding the cost of incidents, then to perspectives and descriptions of management systems, principal management leadership traits, establishing and evaluating goals and objectives, providing visible leadership, and assigning required responsibilities. In addition, you are given the means to systematically identifying hazards and develop your own hazard inventory and control system. Further information on OSHA requirements for training, behavior-based safety processes, and the development of a job hazard analysis for each task is available as well. Valuable case studies, from the authors' own experience in the industry, are used throughout to demonstrate the concepts presented. * Provides the tools to rebuild or enhance a desired safety culture * Allows you to identify a program that will fit your specific application * Examines different philosophies in relation to safety culture developmentIn most states, they are licensed or certified for advanced practice by the state licensing boards. ... They perform physical exams; diagnose health problems using laboratory tests, X-rays, or other tests; and treat ... requires that they work under the supervision of licensed health professionals except when delivering first aid.


Title:Developing an Effective Safety Culture
Author: James Roughton, James Mercurio
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2002-03-25
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