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Managing safety : a guide for executives

Author: Kishor Bhagwati
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aimed primarily at top and middle management, this book adopts the new approach to preventing serious incidents rather than minimal compliance with regulations. It shows step-by-step how accidents  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bhagwati, Kishor.
Managing safety.
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2006
(OCoLC)608944138
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kishor Bhagwati
ISBN: 3527315837 9783527315833
OCLC Number: 75225125
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Consequences of an Accident A Small Experiment Man, not Machine Why do Accidents Happen? The Underlying Reasons How to make People not take Risks The Myths of Management Who 'makes' safety? Management Tools Pillar 1: Total Management Commitment Pillar 2: Safety Visits - The Basics Safety Visits - The System Safety Visits - The Procedure The Art of Talking Involving the Worker Brainstorming Pillar 3: Accident Investigation The Methodology of Accident Investigation The Art of Questioning Accident or Incident? Pillar 4: Responsibility & Authority Safety Committees Lock Out - Tag Out Communications Other Managerial Tools How to Proceed Appendix 1: Understanding Safety Numbers Appendix 2: Job Description Safety Professional
Responsibility: Kishor Bhagwati.
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"...the book is excellent and should be required reading by all industrial/chemical plant managers from supervisors to the top..." (Journal of Hazardous Materials, November 2007)

 
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