New Safety Resources Catalog
Choose from a wide variety of technical publications covering every facet of safety –from accident investigation, to BCSP exam preparation materials, to the best in safety management. ASSE is certain to have the resources needed for any SH&E professional. We also offer a full collection of standards available in both hard copy and electronic copy. This is just a sample of the many resources ASSE has to offer.
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The Failure of Risk Management: Why It's Broken and How to Fix It
Risk management based on actual measurements of risk is not the predominant approach in most industries. Hubbard examines methods for risk analysis in light of published research. His conclusions argue against the use of some widely used methods—some of which have been codified in international standards. While arguing for better quantitative analysis in risk management, this is not a mathematical text on risk management. Rather, in the author’s words, “The approach I take here is to provide my readers with just enough technical information that they can make a 180-degree turn in risk management.” (Read more) Read More
The Emotionally Intelligent Team: Understanding and Developing the Behaviors of Success
"The most important issue in our networked world is teamwork across levels and boundaries. This masterful work offers a completely new perspective, bringing the power of emotional and social intelligence through engaging insights, exercises and stories to high performance teamwork - creating the opportunity for potentially extraordinary results that are seamless, dynamic, and productive."
--Eileen Rogers, Global Director, Leadership Excellence Programs, Deloitte
Regardless of industry or business, successful teamwork can make the difference between success and failure. The authors provide skills training for team leaders and coaches in developing the emotional intelligence of teams. Read More
Books by James Reason
Managing Maintenance Error--A Practical Guide
The central contention of this Guide is that while the risk of maintenance error can never be eliminated entirely, it can be managed more effectively. (Read more) Read More
Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents
Understanding and limiting the occurence of organizational accidents are the major challenges to be faced in the new millenium. They are unacceptable in terms of their human, environmental and commercial costs. But how do we develop a set of concepts that are equally applicable to all of these highly individual and infrequent events, and lead to improved prevention? Read more
The Responsible Business
The author offers an approach that goes beyond corporate responsibility as it is currently perceived and practiced. Carol Sanford, CEO of InterOctave, Inc., wrote this book to help any business or organization develop a structured process for becoming systemically responsible. Read More
Falls from Height
Loui McCurley, an expert in technical rope rescue, explains how to develop and implement a comprehensive protection program, enabling the rescue of fallen workers quickly and efficiently without endangering rescue personnel. Read More
New! Proceedings of the 2013 ASSE Professional Development Conference
190 papers presented at the 2013 ASSE PDC are included in the 2013 Proceedings. Topics include safety in the trucking industry; international safety management, safety and the diverse workforce, sustainability, hazard assessment, risk management, workers compensation, wellness and many more. Fully searchable cd-rom.. Read More
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