Safety Culture: An Innovative Leadership Approach by James RoughtonSafety Culture: An Innovative Leadership Approach by James Roughton

Safety Culture: An Innovative Leadership Approach

byJames Roughton, Nathan CrutchfieldEditorNathan Crutchfield

Paperback | August 30, 2013

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Current safety and risk management guidelines necessitate that organizations develop and formally manage their understanding and knowledge of the standards and protocols of risk management. The impact of communication and human performance on the identification and control of hazards and associated risk must be addressed in a structured manner. This core reference provides a complete guide to creating a comprehensive and effective safety culture.

Safety Cultureis a reference for safety and risk professionals and a training text for corporate-based learners and students at university level. The book will keep safety and risk management professionals up-to-date and will provide the tools needed to develop consistent and effective organizational safety protocols.



  • How to develop a foundation to improve the perception of safety, analyze the organizational culture and its impact on the safety management system, and review the importance of developing a influential network
  • Provides a format for establishing goals and objectives, discusses the impact of leadership on the safety management system and the roles and responsibilities needed as well as methods to gain employee participation
  • Tools to enhance the safety management system, the education and training of employees, how to assess the current safety management system, and the process of curation is introduced
James Roughton MS, CSP, CRSP, R-CHMM, CIT, CET, Certified Six Sigma Black BeltJames is an experienced Safety Professional with an in-depth knowledge in the use of Social Media to help improve productivity. He is accomplished speaker, author, and writer, develops and manages his own web sites that provide a resource network for small bu...
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Title:Safety Culture: An Innovative Leadership ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 30, 2013Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0123964962

ISBN - 13:9780123964960

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Table of Contents

Part 1, Laying the Foundation: The Perception of Safety; Analyzing the Organizational Culture; Analyzing and Using Your Network; Setting the Direction for the Safety Culture

Part 2, Safety Management Systems Defined: Overview of Basic Safety Management Systems; Management Leadership: Demonstrating Commitment; Leadership and the Effective Safety Culture; Employee Involvement

Part 3, How to Handle the Perception of Risk: Risk Perception - Defining How to Identify Personal Responsibility; Risk Management Principles; Developing an Activity-Based Safety System; Developing the Job Hazard Analysis

Part 4, Tools to Enhance Your Safety Management: Education and Training - Assessing Safety Training Needs; Assessing Your Safety Management System; Becoming a Curator for the Safety Management System; Final Words, Can You Develop a Culture that Will Sustain Itself?