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Leadership in Safety Management

Leadership in Safety Management

James R. Thomen

ISBN: 978-0-471-53326-9

Aug 1991

400 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$247.00

Description

Safe behavior in the workplace is the responsiblity of both employer and employee. Efficient and effective managerial behavior patterns through which safety excellence can be achieved are layed out. Examples of organizational structures that facilitate practicing these behavior patterns are offered. Readers learn how to modify behavior in ways that lead to increasingly safe behavior on the job. By presenting tested pragmatic procedures and management practices that work, it provides a framework by which any individual can demonstrate the leadership skills needed to achieve greater safety consciousness in the workplace.
Why Safety?.

Motivation of Top Management.

Safety Policy.

Organization for Safety: The Central Safety Committee and Its Subcommittees.

Standards of Performance: Principles and Techniques.

Standards of Performance: Examples.

Management Safety Audits: Principles and Techniques.

Management Safety Audits: Examples.

Injury/Incident Investigations: Principles and Techniques.

Incident Investigations: Examples.

Goal Setting.

Discipline in Safety.

The Role of Employer Medical Personnel in Achieving Excellence in Safety Management.

Financial Accounting Procedures and Safety Leadership.

``Crew'' Safety Meetings.

An Audit for Assessing a Safety Management Process.

Index.