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Workplace Safety, Risk Management, and Industrial Hygiene


About the Series

This new series will provide the reader with a comprehensive selection of publications covering all topics appertaining to the health and safety of people at work, at home, and during recreation. It will deal with the technical aspects of the profession, as well as the psychological ramifications of safe human behavior. This new series will include books covering the areas of accident prevention, loss control, physical risk management, safety management systems, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, public safety, home safety, recreation safety, safety management, injury management, near miss incident management, school safety guidance, and other related areas within the Occupational Health and Safety discipline.

Should you be interested in including your own book in this series, please contact James Hobbs the Editor for Ergonomics/Human Factors and Occupational Health and Safety on [email protected].

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Measuring Safety Management Performance

Measuring Safety Management Performance

1st Edition

By Ron C. McKinnon
November 10, 2023

Measuring Safety Management Performance lists and explains the difference between lagging and leading measures of safety management performance. It informs the reader how to use both proactive and reactive safety performance indicators and explains that consequence measurement is not an accurate ...

The Cause, Effect, and Control of Accidental Loss

The Cause, Effect, and Control of Accidental Loss

2nd Edition

By Ron C. McKinnon
April 28, 2023

The Cause, Effect, and Control of Accidental Loss takes the reader through 15 phases of a typical workplace accident and shows how accidents can be prevented by the introduction of safety management controls in the form of a structured health and safety management system (SMS). It proposes that ...

A Practical Guide to Effective Workplace Accident Investigation

A Practical Guide to Effective Workplace Accident Investigation

1st Edition

By Ron C. McKinnon
May 06, 2022

This book explains how accidents and high potential near-miss incidents are caused, and how to eliminate recurrences by effective accident investigation methods. It shows how to conduct an immediate and root cause analysis so that remedial measures can be taken to prevent a recurrence of similar ...

Cause, Effect, and Control of Accidental Loss with Accident Investigation Kit

Cause, Effect, and Control of Accidental Loss with Accident Investigation Kit

1st Edition

By Ron Charles McKinnon
December 18, 2020

Accident: an undesired event that results in loss. Most people give little thought to accidents or their prevention. Health and safety professionals face this challenge, and its associated costs and losses, both human and financial, every day. Cause, Effect, and Control of Accidental Loss with ...

The Design, Implementation, and Audit of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

The Design, Implementation, and Audit of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

1st Edition

By Ron C. McKinnon
December 02, 2019

This book covers the design, implementation, and auditing of structured occupational health and safety management systems (SMS), sometimes referred to as safety programs. Every workplace has a form of SMS in place as required by safety regulations and laws. The Design, Implementation, and Audit of ...

Risk-based, Management-led, Audit-driven, Safety Management Systems

Risk-based, Management-led, Audit-driven, Safety Management Systems

1st Edition

By Ron C. McKinnon
December 01, 2016

Risk-based, Management-led, Audit-driven, Safety Management Systems, explains what a safety management system (SMS) is, and how it reduces risk in order to prevent accidental losses in an organization. It advocates the integration of safety and health into the day-to-day management of the ...

Changing the Workplace Safety Culture

Changing the Workplace Safety Culture

1st Edition

By Ron C. McKinnon
July 15, 2013

Despite the fact that workplaces have implemented and followed new safety innovations and approaches, the majority of them have seen little, if any, significant progress in the reduction of accidental deaths and injuries. Changing the Workplace Safety Culture demonstrates that changing the way an ...

Safety Management Near Miss Identification, Recognition, and Investigation

Safety Management: Near Miss Identification, Recognition, and Investigation

1st Edition

By Ron C. McKinnon
February 27, 2012

Close calls, narrow escapes, or near hits. History has shown repeatedly that these "near-miss" incidents often precede loss producing events, but are largely ignored or go unreported because nothing (no injury, damage or loss) happened. Thus, many opportunities to prevent the accidents that the ...

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