Safety Culture, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123972175
  • ISBN-13: 9780123972170
  • DDC: 658.38
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Laying the Foundation.
2: The Perception of Safety.
3: Analyzing the Organizational Culture.
4: Analyzing and Using Your Network.
5: Setting the Direction for the Safety Culture.
6: Safety Management Systems Defined.
7: Overview of Basic Safety Management Systems.
8: Selecting Your Process.
9: Leadership and the Effective Safety Culture.
10: Getting Your Employees Involved in the Safety Management System.
11: How to Handle the Perception of Risk.
12: Risk Perception—defining How to Identify Personal Responsibility.
13: Risk Management Principles.
14: Developing an Activity-based Safety System.
15: Developing the Job Hazard Analysis.
16: Tools to Enhance Your Safety Management System.
17: Education and Training—assessing Safety Training Needs.
18: Assessing Your Safety Management System.
19: Becoming a Curator for the Safety Management System.
Final Words: Organizing and Sharing.