The fourth edition of Techniques of Safety Management provides techniques that managers can use to create an effective behavior-based safety management program, especially in the areas of measurement and accountability. The author also discusses proactive and reactive system elements necessary to implement such a system. Proactive elements are defined as: changing behavior; changing physical conditions; changing the management systems; and using ergonomic principles to design a healthier and more productive environment. Reactive elements include accident investigation and recordkeeping.
This book is directed at safety professionals, industry specialists, part-time safety specialists in industry, line managers in industry and private consultants. It is also useful as a supplementary text for students in undergraduate and graduate safety programs.
Dan Petersen, Ed.D., P.E., CSP, a highly respected consultant, speaker, and author in the fields of safety management and organizational behavior, has written many books for the safety professional, including Safety Supervision and Safety Management—A Human Approach, both published by ASSE.
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