Planning and Managing the Safety System
Planning and Managing the Safety System addresses new regulations and practices to help you achieve safety and health management success. Emphasizing the reduction of costs through cost/benefit analysis, this book covers practical material and real-world examples of common exercises, including safety measurement and benchmarking, economic design analysis, total quality management and planning, budgeting, and using audits and safety committees effectively. This book takes a systematic approach to designing, implementing, and operating a comprehensive safety management system as part of the overall management of an organization. The emphasis will be on integrating safety into the system and effective planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of the system. Major components of an effective safety system and how each operates will be addressed. - The text provides a comprehensive approach to designing, implementing, and operating a safety management system. - It will consider both historical and current (ANSI, ICAO, FAA) approaches to SMS. - It integrates the knowledge of experts into the current state of safety management. - And it will provide a comprehensive look at SMS by considering all major management components as they relate to the design, implementation, and operation of a complete safety system.