A Concise and Practical Guide for Establishing Safety in the Workplace
Now in its second edition, The Values-Based Safety Process provides readers with all the basic tools and step-by-step procedures needed to design and implement an effective, ongoing behavioral safety approach that is tailored to their organization. With the help of new case studies, updated examples, and six new chapters, McSween demonstrates how to:
- Conduct a safety assessment using a simple five-step plan
- Establish mission, values, and milestone targets
- Develop feedback and involvement guidelines
- Implement and maintain the behavioral safety process
- Create a serious-incident prevention process
Managers, supervisors, safety professionals, and employees who participate in safety functions will find McSween’s book to be an essential working reference. They will learn how to develop processes that dramatically improve safety, boost worker morale, reduce on-the-job injuries, and strengthen any company’s bottom line.
The Values-Based Safety Process
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:
. . . a very practical book that clearly illustrates how to apply behavioral technology to improve safety in the workplace. This book is brilliant in its practical approach . . . it belongs on every safety professional’s desk.
—Professional Safety Magazine
“[The Values-Based Safety Process] teaches both the mechanics of how to design and implement a behavioral safety process in any organization and the importance of creating an environment where everyone actively cares about their fellow employees and associates . . . It will help you make a difference in your organization.”
—E. Scott Geller
This is undoubtedly one of the best books in the area of behavioral safety. Dr. McSween provides a thorough guideline that safety professionals can use to implement a sound system for behavior change in their organizations. The reader is introduced to the basic concepts of behavior analysis, the proven techniques of applied behavior analysis, and relevant research in the area of behavioral safety. This ensures that the focus of safety efforts is on employees’ safe behaviors and the environment that maintains such behaviors, which is critical because without such focus behavior change will not be achieved. —amazon.com review
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