OSH 3651

Description

A comprehensive study of the essential components needed when developing an effective safety management system. Examines the cultural aspects of integrating total safety management into all levels of an operation.

Objectives

  1. Describe the characteristics of an effective safety management system.
  2. Discuss the importance of management commitment in establishing a safety culture.
  3. Develop effective safety management policy statements, goals, and objectives.
  4. Discuss the need for employee involvement in the development and execution of an effective safety management system.
  5. Recognize the importance of clear assignment of safety responsibilities.
  6. Establish safety accountability and develop related performance measures.
  7. Describe the components of a hazard prevention and control system.
  8. Explain various incident causation theories and use these theories to conduct an incident investigation.
  9. Identify safety and health training needs.
  10. Apply continuous improvement principles to safety management concepts.
  11. Assess the effectiveness of an existing safety management system.
  12. Apply risk management principles to reduce the impact of workpla ce hazards.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Advanced safety management focusing on Z10 and serious injury prevention

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (2008)
Author: Manuele, F. A.
ISBN: 978-0-47-010953-3
Price: $81.08

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