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Developing an effective safety culture

a leadership approach

James Roughton og James Mercurio

Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002, 384 s. ISBN 0-7506-7411-3
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

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 Developing an Effective Safety Culture implements a simple philosophy, namely thatworking 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.

From the Publisher
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