A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit will help reshape the way we talk about safety, prompt action, and engage workers from all levels of an organization. The book includes real-life experiences and characters that are relatable to anyone who has worked in the safety and health field for any amount of time. It will provide answers for every safety professional who has ever asked: "Is this actually making people safer?" It shines a light on ineffective practices that drive a wedge between the safety professional and the people they support and then provides meaningful alternative practices.
- Provides a streamlined process for eliminating high impact hazards
- Emphasizes concepts that are immediately actionable with little to no investment costs
- Includes real-life studies and examples
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.00(d)|
About the Author
Jason Maldonado has spent the past 15 years working in Safety and Health roles throughout a variety of industries. Beginning as an explosive safety technician while serving in the United States Air Force, Jason developed a passion for teaching the importance of working safely and helping others figure out how to accomplish that mission. After transitioning from the military, he spent time in heavy civil construction, chemical weapon demilitarization, electrical transmission and distribution, and food manufacturing. All of these experiences have helped shape his unique perspective of the state of the modern Safety Professional and ignited a passion to help his peers truly make the workplace safer. He holds the credentials of Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC), and Certified Reliability Leader (CRL). Jason lives in Roswell, New Mexico with his wife Jennifer and their two children Anthony and Emily.
Table of Contents
PART I FORGET THE TRIVIAL: AN UNCONVENTIONAL INTRODUCTION TO
1 F… orget OSHA
2 Hey Safety Guys! You Missed a Hazard!
3 Backstabbers with … "Passion" for Safety
4 Risk in Real Time
5 Inspector Bob
PART II FOCUS ON WHAT MATTERS
7 Aim at the Wrong Target, Get the Wrong Score
8 Quit Saying "Shall," You’re Not Shakespeare
9 Add Value, Not Words
10 Choose Your Enemies Wisely
11 The One Wire Difference
12 Read Between the Lines
13 Build a Foundation, Not a Rulebook
14 Never Trust the President
15 The Pilot’s Perspective
16 The Gecko
PART III DO WHAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
17 We Should Do Something!
18 "Safety Assessment Stick" Beatings
19 The Ice Method
Epilogue: One Night at a Hometown Diner