On the Practice of Safety [NOOK Book]

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The Second Edition of On the Practice of Safety, written by Fred Manuele, former President of the National Safety Council, offers insights on the basic principles and practices that have formed the ever changing safety management profession. The book provides clear and concise information for safety professionals on how to effectively develop, manage, and maintain safety programs in the workplace. The Second Edition will also cover metrics, a system of measurement of injury experience that indicates, and even ...
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On the Practice of Safety

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Overview

The Second Edition of On the Practice of Safety, written by Fred Manuele, former President of the National Safety Council, offers insights on the basic principles and practices that have formed the ever changing safety management profession. The book provides clear and concise information for safety professionals on how to effectively develop, manage, and maintain safety programs in the workplace. The Second Edition will also cover metrics, a system of measurement of injury experience that indicates, and even predicts, and can be applied universally. The validity of current theories regarding indirect accident costs are also discussed. An invaluable resource for safety professionals designed to help them become more effective and efficient.
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Provides a comprehensive review of the fundamental principles and practices of the safety profession, showing how the best workplace safety programs are developed, managed, and maintained. Coverage spans the breadth of the industrial process, from the design stage to manufacturing to transportation and storage, and is revised to address new developments that have occurred in the last four years since the first edition. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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"…an excellent piece of work." (SHP- The Safety and Health Practitioner, September 2004)

"This is a book to be read now for its educational value and also to be kept on the shelf for easy future reference." (Chemistry International, January-February 2004)

"...a useful fountain of knowledge..." (Quality World, October 2003)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118574768
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/26/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 616
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

FRED A. MANUELE, CSP, PE, is President of Hazards, Ltd., the company he founded after retiring from Marsh & McLennan where he served as managing director. His books Advanced Safety Management: Focusing on Z10 and Serious Injury Prevention and On the Practice of Safety have been widely adopted for graduate and undergraduate safety degree programs. Mr. Manuele is a Fellow of the American Society of Safety Engineers and a recipient of the National Safety Council's Distinguished Service to Safety. Mr. Manuele also served as chair for the development of the new American National Standard on Prevention through Design.

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Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:
Transitions Affecting the Practice of Safety.
Principles for the Practice of Safety: A Basis for Discussion.
On Becoming a Profession.
Observations on Causation Models for Hazard-Related Incidents.
Designer Incident Investigation.
Applied Ergonomics: Significance and Opportunity.
Guidelines: Designing for Safety.
Comments on Hazards and Risks.
On Safety, Health, and Environmental Audits.
Anticipating OSHA's General Industry Safety and Health Program Standard and a Safety Management Audit System.
Measurement of Safety Performance.
Index.
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