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Safety through design is not a precise science. Since it is not a “one size fits all” type of effort, it will require customization within your company. But, the basic concepts of early involvement in the design stage, careful evaluation of hazards and risk assessment are universally applicable.
Readers will find divergent viewpoints, which are acceptable, since there has been success with many different approaches to their application. This text is focused on providing significant insights into the concepts, and their potential integration and application in your operations. The material must be sorted, evaluated and massaged to produce an appropriate blend for your operations, since safety through design is not a “cookie cutter” practice.
Hardcover: 282 Pages
Publisher: National Safety Council (1999)
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.1 x 1 inches
Walk-Thru Safety Inspection:Through the Eyes of an OSHA Officer (Video)
Occupational safety and health is a concern for workers and employers alike. Workplaces have many different types of hazards, and thousands of people are injured, disabled, or killed on the job each year. The goal of occupational safety and health is to reduce the injuries and illnesses that occur in the workplace.
Having a safe place to work is good for your health; it is also good for your business. The costs associated with injuries and illnesses, lost wage compensation, insurance premiums, hiring replacement workers, damaged equipment, and lost production are immense expenses for businesses and the economy in general.
Many U.S. workplaces have a staff of professionals with university degrees and experience in occupational safety and health. However, in many companies the task of developing and implementing injury and illness programs falls to employees with experience and responsibilities in other areas such as the human resources manager, the security officer, or the quality control manager.
Basics of Occupational Safety and Health provides an introduction to the development of programs that reduce injuries and address regulatory requirements. At the same time, this book describes how good health and safety programs improve the sustainability of the organization through continuous improvement. Paperback: 164 pagesPublisher: National Safety Council (2014)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-0-87912-333-8Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
Nine Elements of a Successful Safety and Health System serves as a framework for safety and health professionals to use for building a safety and health system. This publication will walk the safety professional through nine key steps for implementing and growing a safety and health orientation in today's global environment:
Don Ostrander, CSP, has 28 years of experience as a safety manager, consultant, trainer and project manager. He has a proven track record of expertise and leadership in safety management both on and off the shop floor. As Director of Product Development and Project Manager of Occupational Safety and Health Services for the National Safety Council, he is responsible for development, implementation and management of occupational products and services and consulting projects.
Paperback: 174 PagesPublisher: National Safety Council (2005)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-0-87912-257-7Product Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.3 x 0.5 inches
This quick reference book is a compilation of several resources related to the art and science of safety management. The small guidebook serves as a useful resource for anyone dedicated to the continuous improvement of occupational safety and health and can be easily transported to class, injury site, or job site.
Product Number: 17648-0000 ISBN# 978-0-87912-331-4
The Executive’s Guide to Safety: An Action Plan that Benefits Your Employees and the Bottom Line addresses all the components of a Safety Management System and explains why an effective Safety Management System is critical to the success of any organization. The Executive’s Guide will help HR professionals and all levels of management customize, implement, maintain, and improve your organization’s overall safety culture.*Click on the green arrow to the left for Table of Contents information!
Spiral-bound: 154 pagesPublisher: National Safety Council (November 2, 2009)Language: EnglishISBN: 978-0879122980Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.6 x 0.6 inches
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