Planning and Managing the Safety System

Planning and Managing the Safety System

by Mark A. Friend, Theodore S. Ferry

Hardcover(2nd ed.)

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Planning and Managing the Safety System addresses new regulations and practices to help you achieve safety and health management success. Emphasizing the reduction of costs through cost/benefit analysis, this book covers practical material and real-world examples of common exercises, including safety measurement and benchmarking, economic design analysis, total quality management and planning, budgeting, and using audits and safety committees effectively.

This book takes a systematic approach to designing, implementing, and operating a comprehensive safety management system as part of the overall management of an organization. The emphasis will be on integrating safety into the system and effective planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of the system. Major components of an effective safety system and how each operates will be addressed.

• The text provides a comprehensive approach to designing, implementing, and operating a safety management system.

• It will consider both historical and current (ANSI, ICAO, FAA) approaches to SMS.

• It integrates the knowledge of experts into the current state of safety management.

• And it will provide a comprehensive look at SMS by considering all major management components as they relate to the design, implementation, and operation of a complete safety system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598887747
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Mark A. Friend is professor of Safety and Chair of the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. A Certified Safety Professional, Friend is an active consultant, expert witness, and speaker at regional, national, and international events.

Ted S. Ferry was a distinguished author, educator, and safety specialist whose professional safety career spanned more than 40 years. He was Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles Insitute of Safety and Systems Management where he was instrumental in developing safety curricula for the USC Bachelor of Science in Safety degree. Dr. Ferry was a Registered Professional Engineer (California), a Board-Certified Safety Professional, and Certified Hazard Control Manager.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Planning and Managing Safety: A History
Chapter 2 The Safety Function
Chapter 3 Planning and Organizing the Safety System
Chapter 4 Safety Management Framework
Chapter 5 Directing the Safety System
Chapter 6 Controlling the Safety Program
Chapter 7 Staffing and Job Processes
Chapter 8 Training and Education
Chapter 9 Ergonomics
Chapter 10 Process Safety Management
Chapter 11 Systems Safety Engineering
Chapter 12 Accident Investigation
Chapter 13 Financial Planning
Chapter 14 Recordkeeping
Chapter 15 Industrial Hygiene
Chapter 16 Radiation Safety
Chapter 17 Employee Health
Chapter 18 Emergency Response
Chapter 19 Hazardous Materials

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