ISBN-10:
0367347490
ISBN-13:
9780367347499
Pub. Date:
09/04/2019
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit / Edition 1

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit / Edition 1

by Jason A. Maldonado
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Overview

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.

Features

  • 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780367347499
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/04/2019
Pages: 154
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

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY

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

6 Padzilla

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

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