Alive and well at the end of the day : the supervisor's guide to managing safety in operations / Paul D. Balmert
- Balmert, Paul D., 1950-
- Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 
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- Physical Description:
- xv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Ch. 1. A Guide to the Guide: Getting the Most Out of This Book -- Ch. 2. The Case for Safety -- Ch. 3. The Practice of Leadership -- Ch. 4. Moments of High Influence -- Ch. 5. Managing by Walking Around -- Ch. 6. Following All the Rules ... All the Time -- Ch. 7. Recognizing Hazards and Managing Risk -- Ch. 8. Behavior, Consequences - And Attitude! -- Ch. 9. The Power of Good Questions -- Ch. 10. Making Change Happen -- Ch. 11. Managing Accountability -- Ch. 12. Safety Meetings Worth Having -- Ch. 13. Managing Safety Suggestions -- Ch. 14. Creating the Culture You Want -- Ch. 15. Investing in Training -- Ch. 16. Understanding What Went Wrong -- Ch. 17. Measuring Safety Performance -- Ch. 18. On the Horns: Managing Safety Dilemmas -- Ch. 19. Leading from the Middle -- Ch. 20. The Top 10 Mistakes Managers Make in Managing Safety Performance -- Ch. 21. Execution: The Name of the Game ... and Safety's Bottom Line -- Ch. 22. Can You Really Make a Difference?
- "Industrial facilities supervisors, from front-line managers to CEOs, can depend on Alive and Well at the End of the Day for tested and proven management and leadership practices that ensure the safety of their workers. With more than thirty years of hands-on experience in the chemical industry, including front-line management, author Paul Balmert understands the challenges facing supervisors in industrial facilities. His advice, based on firsthand experience, shows you how to identify and correct flaws in industrial practices. Moreover, he shows you how to lead by example, overcoming all obstacles that interfere with safety." "Throughout the book, plenty of case studies and examples illustrate key challenges alongside step-by-step solutions. You'll also learn how to understand and leverage the psychology and motivations of your staff in order to fully implement safety practices and procedures. In short, with this book as your guide, you will be equipped and ready to lead your staff to safety."--BOOK JACKET.
- 9780470467077 (cloth)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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