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Main Title Workplace safety and health : assessing current practices and promoting change in the profession /
Author Schneid, Thomas D.,
Publisher CRC Press, Taylor and Francis,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 878262874
ISBN 9781439874110; 1439874115; 1439874107; 9781439874103; 9781306904353; 1306904358
Subjects Industrial safety ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industrial Management ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Management ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Management Science ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Organizational Behavior ; Occupational Health ; Workplace
Internet Access
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Ebook Library
University of Alberta Access
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  T55.S32824 2014 Electronic resource Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 11/02/2015
Collation 1 online resource.
Print version record. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Chapter 1: Is There a Loss of Trust in the Workplace?; Chapter 2: Why Compliance?; Chapter 3: Value-Based Leadership in Safety; Chapter 4: Empowerment in Safety and Health; Chapter 5: Impact of Hiring and Discipline in Safety; Chapter 6: Don't Be Afraid to Fail; Chapter 7: Rethinking Workers' Compensation; Chapter 8: Creating Safety Creativity in the Workplace; Chapter 9: How May I Help You?; Chapter 10: Rethinking the Employment Relationship; Chapter 11: Safety Impacts Everything. Chapter 12: ADA and the Impact on Safety and HealthChapter 13: Impact of Happiness on Safety; Chapter 14: Here Are Your OSHA Citations!; Chapter 15: Future of the Safety and Health Profession; Appendix A: Analyzing and Briefing a Court Decision; Appendix B: Surfing the OSHA Website; Appendix C: Developing a Compliance Program; Appendix D: Citation Document Taken from the OSHA Website; Appendix E: Defenses to OSHA Alleged Violations; Appendix F: What Is a Variance?; Appendix G: Building an Inspection Checklist; Appendix H: Safety Auditing; Appendix I: Action Planning Document; Back Cover. "The safety profession often clings to the basic believes and practices which evolved during the early years after the announcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. This book reviews and challenges many of the commonly accepted practices as well as misconceptions about safety in the workplace and provide new and innovative options for safety professionals to consider. It examines many of the basic assumptions in the safety profession and challenge the reader to assess and evaluation their activities in search of a better and more effective way of achieving the results necessary to be competitive in today's workplace"--