Explains how proven management and leadership principles can improve hazard control and safety management effectiveness in organizations of all types and sizes. This text addresses hazard control and safety management as organizational functions, instead of just programs. It not only supplies a broad overview of essential concepts - including identifying, analyzing, and controlling hazards - but also promotes the importance of safe behaviors. It covers a broad array of hazards that can exist in most organizations. It focuses on the need to use good leadership, effective communication, and proven management techniques to prevent organizational losses.
- Addresses the inter-relationships of various organizational functions that support hazard control, accident prevention, and safety
- Includes an overview of emergency management, hazardous materials, and fire safety management
- Reviews occupational health, radiation safety, and emerging hazards such as nanotechnology and robotic safety
Emphasizing the importance of effective communication skills in hazard control efforts, this book aims to promote an understanding of system safety methodologies and organizational culture to help control hazards, prevent accidents, and reduce other losses in an organization.