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Workplace safety and health : assessing current practices and promoting change in the profession

Author: Thomas D Schneid
Publisher: Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Occupational safety and health guide series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The safety profession often clings to the basic believes and practices which evolved during the early years after the announcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. This book reviews and challenges many of the commonly accepted practices as well as misconceptions about safety in the workplace and provide new and innovative options for safety professionals to consider. It examines many of the basic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schneid, Thomas D.
Workplace Safety and Health.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Schneid
ISBN: 9781439874110 1439874115 1439874107 9781439874103 9781306904353 1306904358
OCLC Number: 878262874
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Chapter 1: Is There a Loss of Trust in the Workplace?; Chapter 2: Why Compliance?; Chapter 3: Value-Based Leadership in Safety; Chapter 4: Empowerment in Safety and Health; Chapter 5: Impact of Hiring and Discipline in Safety; Chapter 6: Don't Be Afraid to Fail; Chapter 7: Rethinking Workers' Compensation; Chapter 8: Creating Safety Creativity in the Workplace; Chapter 9: How May I Help You?; Chapter 10: Rethinking the Employment Relationship; Chapter 11: Safety Impacts Everything. Chapter 12: ADA and the Impact on Safety and HealthChapter 13: Impact of Happiness on Safety; Chapter 14: Here Are Your OSHA Citations!; Chapter 15: Future of the Safety and Health Profession; Appendix A: Analyzing and Briefing a Court Decision; Appendix B: Surfing the OSHA Website; Appendix C: Developing a Compliance Program; Appendix D: Citation Document Taken from the OSHA Website; Appendix E: Defenses to OSHA Alleged Violations; Appendix F: What Is a Variance?; Appendix G: Building an Inspection Checklist; Appendix H: Safety Auditing; Appendix I: Action Planning Document; Back Cover.
Series Title: Occupational safety and health guide series.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Schneid.

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"The safety profession often clings to the basic believes and practices which evolved during the early years after the announcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. This book reviews and challenges many of the commonly accepted practices as well as misconceptions about safety in the workplace and provide new and innovative options for safety professionals to consider. It examines many of the basic assumptions in the safety profession and challenge the reader to assess and evaluation their activities in search of a better and more effective way of achieving the results necessary to be competitive in today's workplace"--

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... the author is extremely knowledgeable and innovative in his approach to the challenges facing the field of professional safety practice.-Dr. Joseph Cali, Slippery Rock University... a valuable Read more...

 
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