Principles of Occupational Safety Management
A foundational textbook, Principles of Occupational Safety Management combines outstanding scholarly source material with original experience-based writing to lay out the principles of managing occupational safety. The text begins by outlining the history of the field. The subsequent eleven chapters discuss both the tangible and intangible aspects of safety management. Specific topics include fire behavior, OSHA record-keeping procedures, safety training strategies, how to recognize hazards, threats, and vulnerabilities, how to conduct investigations, and how to establish a safety management system. Students also learn about the principles of safety leadership, the links between behavior and culture, and the human factors in safety management. Carefully curated and written by experts in their respective fields, Principles of Occupational Safety Management is ideal for occupational safety courses, hazard recognition program management, and investigational courses that address appropriate handling of involved persons.