Guide to Environment Safety and Health Management: Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a Continuous Improvement Program, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Guide to Environment Safety and Health Management

Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a Continuous Improvement Program, 1st Edition

By Frances Alston, Emily J. Millikin

CRC Press

256 pages

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Although an integral part of the corporate world, the development and execution of a successful Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) program in today's profit-driven business climate is challenging and complex. Add to that the scarcity of resources available to assist managers in successfully designing and implementing these programs and you'

Table of Contents

Environment Safety and Health. ES&H Organization Structure. ES&H Program Continuous Improvement Strategy. Project Management Approach to ES&H. Succession Planning. Radiation Protection. Worker Safety & Health and Industrial Hygiene. Occupational Health. Environmental Science. ES&&H Operations and Technical Support. Training. Corporate ES&H Cultures. Technology. Trust.

About the Authors

Frances Alston, PhD, has built a solid career foundation over the past 25 years in leading the development and management of environment safety, health, and quality (ESH&Q) programs in diverse cultural environments. Throughout her career, she has delivered superior performance within complex, multistakeholder situations and has effectively dealt with challenging safety, operational, programmatic, regulatory, and environmental issues. Dr. Alston has been effective in facilitating integration of ESH&Q programs and policies as a core business function while leading a staff of business, scientific, and technical professionals. She is skilled in providing technical expertise in regulatory and compliance arenas as well as determining necessary and sufficient program requirements to ensure employee and public safety, including environmental stewardship and sustainability.

She also has extensive knowledge and experience in assessing programs and cultures to determine areas for improvement and development of strategy for improvement. Dr. Alston earned a BS in industrial hygiene and safety, an MS in hazardous and water materials management/environmental engineering, an MSE in systems engineering/engineering management, and a PhD in industrial and systems engineering. She is a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) and holds certifications as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and a Professional Engineering Manager (PEM). Dr. Alston's research interests include investigating and implementing ways to design work cultures that facilitate trust.

Emily J. Millikin has more than 29 years of leadership experience in regulatory, environmental compliance, radiation protection, and safety and health programs at multiple Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Defense (DOD) sites. She has served as safety, health, and quality director and subject matter expert for environment safety, health, and quality prog

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
LAW / Environmental
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety