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Advanced Safety Management Focusing on Z10 and Serious Injury Prevention

Advanced Safety Management Focusing on Z10 and Serious Injury Prevention

Fred A. Manuele

ISBN: 978-0-470-19269-6 April 2007 432 Pages


Learn how to improve the effectiveness of safety and health management systems by adopting ANSI Z10 provisions and avoid serious workplace injuries. This reference addresses specific provisions, including risk assessment methods and prioritization; applying a prescribed hierarchy of controls; implementing safety design reviews; and more. It also explains how to integrate best practices for the prevention of serious injuries in your workplace. See how implementing the ANSI Z10 standard can enhance your company’s productivity, cost efficiency, and quality.



1. An Overview of ANSI/AIHA Z10-2005: the American National Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management systems.

2. The Plan-Do-Check-Act Concept (PDCA).

3. Serious Injury Prevention.

4. Human Error Reduction.

5. Management Leadership and Employee Participation - Section 3.0.

6. Achieving Acceptable Risk Levels: The Operational Goal.

7. Planning - Section 4.0.

8. A Primer on Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment - Section 4.2.

9. Including Risk Assessment Provisions in Standards and Guidelines: A Trend.

10. Three and Four Dimensional Numerical Risk Scoring Systems.

11. Implementation and Operation - Section 5.0.

12. Hierarchy of Controls: The Safety Decision Hierarchy - Section 5.1.1.

13. Safety Design Reviews - Section 5.1.2.

14. Lean Concepts: Opportunities for Safety Professionals.

15. Management of Change - Section 5.1.2.

16. The Procurement Process - Section 5.1.3.

17. Evaluation and Corrective Action - Section 6.0.

18. Incident Investigation - Section 6.2.

19. Audit Requirements - Section 6.3.

20. Management Review - Section 7.0.

21. Z10, Other Safety Standards and Guidelines, and VPP Certification.