Safety Management: A Human Approach

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This book describes the essential elements of a behavior-based safety program as well as describing some of the barriers to full implementation. The author also discusses how to evaluate supervisory performance and training methods. Drawing on his training and experience in industrial psychology and organizational behavior, Dr. Petersen presents a model for teaching safe behavior and building a safe work environment. Approaches to encouraging greater participation in safety programs are examined. The author also examines what effects stress has on safe behavior, and the need for wellness programs. Substance abuse effects on worker behavior are explored and recommendations for developing an employee assistance program in substance abuse are presented.

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Dan Petersen is a consultant in safety management and organizational behavior. He was responsible for creating the Graduate Program in Safety Management at the University of Arizona. He has held Director-level positions with Allstate, Nationwide and Industrial Indemnity, and Wausau Insurance where he was an Assistant Vice President. He was also on the faculty of Colorado State University and Arizona State University.

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I find Safety Management to be a comprehensive compendium of safety, from history and theories, to methodology and future trends. -- Michael D. Topf, Professional Safety, January 2002

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