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Main Title Safety management : a human approach /
Author Petersen, Dan.
Publisher American Society of Safety Engineers,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 46935879
ISBN 188558136X; 9781885581365
Subjects Industrial safety--Management ; Psychology, Industrial
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCM  HD7262.P56 2001 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 10/13/2015
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Safety management today -- Motivating the key people -- Upper management -- The company and its style -- Building the safety culture and system -- Building safe behavior -- Trends -- Results of our efforts. This book describes the essential elements of a behavior-based safety program as well as describing some of the barriers to full implementation. The author also discusses how to evaluate supervisory performance and training methods. Drawing on his training and experience in industrial psychology and organizational behavior, Dr. Petersen presents a model for teaching safe behavior and building a safe work environment. Approaches to encouraging greater participation in safety programs are examined. The author also examines what effects stress has on safe behavior, and the need for wellness programs. Substance abuse effects on worker behavior are explored and recommendations for developing an employee assistance program in substance abuse are presented -- From website.