What does it mean to establish a culture of safety in the workplace? Managing Safety Culture not only defines safety awareness as part of a company’s culture, it also describes how this culture should be established.This book includes:
• learly defined learning outcomes at the start of each chapter to help readers navigate the contents
• self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter to test the reader’s understanding of the material
• examples relevant to the South African business environment.
Chapter 1 Promoting a Safety Culture in the Workplace
Chapter 2 Establishing a Safety Culture
Chapter 3 Safety Management Vision Statements, Goals and Objectives
Chapter 4 Development and Execution of an Effective Safety Management System
Chapter 5 Assess the Effectiveness of an Existing Safety Management System
Managing Safety Culture is a useful resource for safety practitioners, safety management students, owners and managers of small businesses.
The topics in this book bridge the gap between safety management and strategic management by describing ways of influencing company strategy to promote safety. Guidelines are given on drawing up a safety management vision statement, goals and objectives and developing and executing an effective safety management system. Readers are also shown how to assess the effectiveness of an existing safety management system.