Alive and Well at the End of the Day: The Supervisor's Guide to Managing Safety in Operations

Alive and Well at the End of the Day: The Supervisor's Guide to Managing Safety in Operations

By: Paul D. Balmert (author)Hardback

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Alive and Well at the End of the Day approaches workersafety by addressing the people in the best position to exerciseinfluence the front-line supervisors in industrialfacilities. Written by a former front-line manager, the bookclearly discusses the barriers to getting supervisors to lead byexample, and to encouraging workers to identify and correct flawsthat can lead to tragedy. The lessons contained will helpsupervisors in a wide variety of industries understand themotivations of their peers, the employees they manage, and theexecutives who set the broader policies.

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About Author

PAUL D. BALMERT has more than thirty years of experience in the chemical industry, including front-line supervision. He is currently Principal in Balmert Consulting, a firm dedicated to helping organizations improve the management of their operations, with an emphasis on safety. A frequent lecturer at academic institutions and professional associations, Mr. Balmert has helped companies in the Americas, Europe, and Asia dramatically improve safety.

Contents

INTRODUCTION ix

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii

ABOUT THE AUTHOR xv

CHAPTER 1 A GUIDE TO THE GUIDE: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THISBOOK 1

CHAPTER 2 THE CASE FOR SAFETY 7

CHAPTER 3 THE PRACTICE OF LEADERSHIP 17

CHAPTER 4 MOMENTS OF HIGH INFLUENCE 27

CHAPTER 5 MANAGING BY WALKING AROUND 35

CHAPTER 6 FOLLOWING ALL THE RULES ... ALL THE TIME 45

CHAPTER 7 RECOGNIZING HAZARDS AND MANAGING RISK 53

CHAPTER 8 BEHAVIOR, CONSEQUENCES AND ATTITUDE! 69

CHAPTER 9 THE POWER OF GOOD QUESTIONS 87

CHAPTER 10 MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN 93

CHAPTER 11 MANAGING ACCOUNTABILITY 101

CHAPTER 12 SAFETY MEETINGS WORTH HAVING 111

CHAPTER 13 MANAGING SAFETY SUGGESTIONS 121

CHAPTER 14 CREATING THE CULTURE YOU WANT 129

CHAPTER 15 INVESTING IN TRAINING 143

CHAPTER 16 UNDERSTANDING WHAT WENT WRONG 157

CHAPTER 17 MEASURING SAFETY PERFORMANCE 169

CHAPTER 18 ON THE HORNS: MANAGING SAFETY DILEMMAS 189

CHAPTER 19 LEADING FROM THE MIDDLE 209

CHAPTER 20 THE TOP 10 MISTAKES MANAGERS MAKE IN MANAGING SAFETYPERFORMANCE 223

CHAPTER 21 EXECUTION: THE NAME OF THE GAME ... ANDSAFETY S BOTTOM LINE 253

CHAPTER 22 CAN YOU REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE? 265

REFERENCES 269

INDEX 271

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/03/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780470467077
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780470467077
  • weight: 516
  • ISBN10: 047046707X

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