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Managing safety not only saves lives and prevents injuries, but also boosts employee morale and has a positive effect on an organization's bottom line.
Comprehensive book that teaches how to recognize a medical emergency, handle breathing and cardiac emergencies and sustain life until professional help arrives.
The NSC First Aid Quick Guide is your quick start to First Aid live saving efforts. Pack of 10.
DDC Self-Study is an excellent option for new employee orientation, refresher and post-incident driver training. Study guides only.
The 11th edition Supervisors’ Safety Manual provides the basic information and resources all first-line supervisors and team leaders need to meet their responsibilities and duties for maintaining safety in the workplace. The text has been revised to reflect changes in organizational structure and management philosophies. This edition features four new chapters on human performance, construction safety, emergency management, and environmental management. All technical information has been reviewed, revised, and updated by experts from a variety of businesses and industries.Supervisors’ Safety Manual serves as the sourcebook for an updated Supervisors’ Safety Development Program that supports training for all supervisors responsible for safety in their organizations.”
Written by renowned safety consultant Dan Petersen, Authentic Involvement goes beyond behavior-based safety to the involvement of all employees in the safety process.
The behavior-based approach encourages peer observations and the correction of unsafe behaviors, and can encourage limited active involvement by management. In contrast, authentic involvement seeks to empower all employees while making management's efforts more visible.
By promoting the responsibilities, achievements, and recognition of employees, management creates a positive perception of safety involvement. When management has greater participation and accountability and promotes a culture of by all workers, employees are motivated to work toward greater safety.
*Click on the green arrow to the left for Table of Contents information!Paperback: 190 PagesPublisher: National Safety Council, Revised Edition (June 2001)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-087912-232-4Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.1 x 0.5 inches
Safety Culture and Effective Safety Management is a compilation of readings about safety cultures and how they function in specific organizations. This unprecedented compilation presents discussions on what safety culture is, what elements within organizations influence safety cultures, and a variety of both traditional and new methods to use to bring about positive culture change.
The volume encompasses research findings on corporate cultures and safety cultures, the safety myths that safety professionals must debunk, methods of measuring and motivating safety performance, and tips on organizing safety and health programs in small-to-large companies and national-to-international corporations. Many important industries are discussed: mining, refineries, shipping, chemical, manufacturing and advanced technologies. Perspectives are presented, including those of behavioralists, organized labor, safety professionals, academics and grassroots workers.
Hardcover: 452 PagesPublisher: National Safety Council (1999)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-0879122027Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches
Product Safety Management Guidelines helps develop internal procedures for the safe design, manufacture, distribution and use of products. The material also serves as a valuable reference to line supervisors, design engineers, and legal and insurance specialists. Anyone involved in the training of manufacturing, quality assurance and sales personnel will find essential information on how to communicate product safety awareness.
*Click on the green arrow to the left for Table of Contents information!Hardcover: 260 PagesPublisher: National Safety Council; 2nd Ed. (1997)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-0879121938Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.5 x 0.8 inchesShipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
H. W. Heinrich was a pioneer of accident prevention and investigation in the 1930s. This second edition of Heinrich Revisited: Truisms or Myths analyzes the principles of Heinrich’s safety premises, reviews their origins, and evaluates whether they are truisms or myths. Fred A. Manuele delves deeper in this edition to determine whether Heinrich’s theories are valid and effective in today’s safety practices and how eliminating myths can improve accident prevention systems.
This new edition includes updated material to support Manuele’s claims, and seven new chapters provide guidance on current thinking and risk management. These new chapters specifically address incident investigation, currently accepted premises, avoiding and reducing human error, ANSI/AIHA Z10-2012, prevention through design, and the socio-technical model.Paperback: 144 PagesPublisher: National Safety Council (2014)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-0-87912-330-7 Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
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