The Supervisor's Guide to Managing Safety in Operations
Author: Paul D. Balmert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Technology & Engineering
View: 5035Proven strategies and tactics that you can use to leadworkers to safety Industrial facilities supervisors, from front-line managers toCEOs, can depend on Alive and Well at the End of the Day fortested and proven management and leadership practices that ensurethe safety of their workers. With more than thirty years ofhands-on experience in the chemical industry, including front-linemanagement, author Paul Balmert understands the challenges facingsupervisors in industrial facilities. His advice, based onfirsthand experience, shows you how to identify and correct flawsin industrial practices. Moreover, he shows you how to lead byexample, overcoming all obstacles that interfere with safety. Rather than focus on theory, this book offers concretestrategies and tactics that enable you to: Recognize and capitalize on the moments when workers are mostreceptive to learning safety Discover what's really going on when you tour and inspect plantoperations Engage in a helpful discussion with someone who is not followingsafety guidelines Understand the various types of risk involved in an industrialoperation Implement a comprehensive strategy to manage and minimizerisk Throughout the book, plenty of case studies and examplesillustrate key challenges alongside step-by-step solutions. You'llalso learn how to understand and leverage the psychology andmotivations of your staff in order to fully implement safetypractices and procedures. In short, with this book as your guide,you will be equipped and ready to lead your staff to safety.