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Safety Culture

An Innovative Leadership Approach

Current safety and risk management guidelines necessitate that organizations develop and formally manage their understanding and knowledge of the standards and protocols of risk management. The impact of communication and human performance on the identification and control of hazards and associated risk must be addressed in a structured manner. This core reference provides a complete guide to creating a comprehensive and effective safety culture.

Safety Culture is a reference for safety and risk professionals and a training text for corporate-based learners and students at university level. The book will keep safety and risk management professionals up-to-date and will provide the tools needed to develop consistent and effective organizational safety protocols.


Safety and Loss Prevention Specialists; Industrial Hygienists. Chemical Engineers, Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers.

Paperback, 384 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-396496-0



  • Part 1, Laying the Foundation

    The Perception of Safety

    Analyzing the Organizational Culture

    Analyzing and Using Your Network

    Setting the Direction for the Safety Culture

    Part 2, Safety Management Systems Defined

    Overview of Basic Safety Management Systems

    Management Leadership: Demonstrating Commitment

    Leadership and the Effective Safety Culture

    Employee Involvement

    Part 3, How to Handle the Perception of Risk

    Risk Perception - Defining How to Identify Personal Responsibility

    Risk Management Principles

    Developing an Activity-Based Safety System

    Developing the Job Hazard Analysis

    Part 4, Tools to Enhance Your Safety Management

    Education and Training - Assessing Safety Training Needs

    Assessing Your Safety Management System

    Becoming a Curator for the Safety Management System–

    Final Words, Can You Develop a Culture that Will Sustain Itself?


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