Description : 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 development
Description : This work presents the key factors in achieving a high standard of safe operations. First the principles and standards are set out, then the necessary training, followed by motivation and creation of a safety culture. The book goes on to consider hazards and risk levels, safe systems of work, occupational health hazards, safety audits, planning for emergencies, the safety management system and more. Detailed checklists and charts provide practical guidance throughout.
Description : Current safety and risk management guidelines necessitate that organizations develop and formally manage their understanding and knowledge of the standards and protocols of risk management. The impact of communication and human performance on the identification and control of hazards and associated risk must be addressed in a structured manner. This core reference provides a complete guide to creating a comprehensive and effective safety culture. Safety Culture is a reference for safety and risk professionals and a training text for corporate-based learners and students at university level. The book will keep safety and risk management professionals up-to-date and will provide the tools needed to develop consistent and effective organizational safety protocols. How to develop a foundation to improve the perception of safety, analyze the organizational culture and its impact on the safety management system, and review the importance of developing a influential network Provides a format for establishing goals and objectives, discusses the impact of leadership on the safety management system and the roles and responsibilities needed as well as methods to gain employee participation Tools to enhance the safety management system, the education and training of employees, how to assess the current safety management system, and the process of curation is introduced
Description : The aim of this book is to provide safety practitioners with sufficient knowledge and practical guidance to enable them to improve the safety culture within an organization. Provides practical guidance for safety practitioners.
Description : Cliff Florczak has been an integral part of a number of highly successful zero incidents safety culture development programs. Here, he shares the details of these programs in order to provide others with the necessary information to assess their own safety culture. After a brief background on safety cultures themselves, the author utilizes some of the basic safety principles, combines them with some of the basic management theories and puts all of this to use in real life situations. Aims for zero incidents to control costs and losses Packed full of real-life examples and analogies Learn what to look for, where to look for it and how to go about making improvements
Description : This book provides traffic safety researchers and practitioners with an international and multi-disciplinary compendium of theoretical and methodological concepts relevant to the research and application of Traffic Safety Culture aiming towards a vision of zero traffic fatalities.
Description : Employers Subject To OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements; The Mechanics Of OSHA Recordkeeping; Location, Retention, And Maintenance Of Records; Employer Decision-making; Analysis Of Recordability Of Case; Evaluating The Extent Of Recordable Cases; Employer Obligations For Reporting Occupational Injuries And Illnesses; Access To OSHA Records And Penalties For Failure To Comply With Recordkeeping Obligations; Recordkeeping Summary; General Citations; Glossary of Terms; Sample Recordkeeping And Reporting Forms; Selected Illnesses Which May Result From Exposure In The Work Environment; Participating State Agencies; United States Department Of Labor, Occupational Safety And Health Administration -- Regional Offices; Flow Charts; Summary of Changes; Index.
Description : Described how to implement an effective safety culture that will lead to the desired goal of zero incidents in the work place.