Explains how to implement the best safety practices and whythey work
Reviews from the Third Edition
"An excellent piece of work."
--Safety Health Practitioner (SHP)
"This is a book to be read now for its educational value andalso to be kept on the shelf for easy future reference."
"A useful fountain of knowledge."
The Fourth Edition of On the Practice of Safetymakes it possible for readers to master all the core subjects andpractices that today's safety professionals need to know in orderto provide optimal protection for their organizations' property andpersonnel. Like the previous editions, each chapter is aself-contained unit, making it easy for readers to focus on selecttopics of interest.
Thoroughly revised and updated, this Fourth Editionreflects the latest research and safety practice standards. Forexample, author Fred Manuele has revised the design chapters toreflect the recently adopted American National Standard onPrevention through Design. In addition, readers will find newchapters dedicated to:
- Management of change and pre-job planning
- Indirect-to-direct accident cost ratios
- Leading and lagging indicators
- Opportunities for safety professionals to apply leanconcepts
- Role of safety professionals in implementingsustainability
- Financial management concepts and practices that safetyprofessionals should know
Many chapters are highly thought-provoking, questioninglong-accepted concepts in the interest of advancing and improvingthe professional practice of safety.
Acclaimed by both students and instructors, On the Practiceof Safety is a core textbook for both undergraduate andgraduate degree programs in safety. Safety professionals shouldalso refer to the text in order to update and improve their safetyskills and knowledge.