Workplace Safety and Health: Assessing Current Practices and Promoting Change in the Profession

Thomas D. Schneid

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Description:

The author makes a strong case that mandatory compliance with OSHA regulations is only the first step in a safety program, and that, due to globalization and the current emphasis on sustainability, the requirements of the safety profession have changed. He explores new sources of information and guidance for addressing the new and emerging issues created by the current economic situation, globalization, and the changing workplace. He also identifies and analyzes emerging ethical issues within the safety and health profession, then suggests potential solutions. Features

  • Challenges the status quo by viewing safety from a different angle
  • Examines how accepted practices might be failing the safety function
  • Offers new and innovative options that allow readers to rethink their approach to the safety function
  • Looks at safety from a micro and macro viewpoint
  • Provides practical advice that can be applied immediately to any workplace
ISBN: 978-1-4398-7410-3

Product Details:

Product ID: 15-001
Publication Year: 2014
Page length: 227 pages