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The Zero Index - A Path to Sustainable Safety Excellence
Colin Duncan, General Editor
In today's organization, the old safety paradigms are no longer enough. Previous safety performance gains have leveled off and leaders are now tasked with navigating issues that their predecessors never anticipated: Stalling or increasing rates of high-severity injuries, greater technical complexity, increased legal accountability, and a looming shortage of qualified safety expertise, just to name a few. So where do we go from here? Global safety leader BST shares a new framework for creating comprehensive safety excellence: The Zero Index. Outlining 10 critical disciplines practiced by the world's safest organizations, the Zero Index provides a road map for safety as strategy and practical steps for getting from where you are now to the state where safety is "Who we are."
No manager wants to see employees get hurt, but few are fully prepared to play meaningful roles in safety. The Manager's Guide to Workplace Safety is designed to provide managers with the relevant knowhow and proactive approaches to understand and take on safety management. With over 70 years of combined safety-training experience, authors R. Scott Stricoff and Donald R. Groover have worked with executives, managers, and supervisors from across the world to make significant advances in keeping people safe, engaged, and motivated in the workplace. Going beyond the generalities of typical safety resources, this book provides practical guidance on what an individual with management responsibility should do to support and drive safety excellence.
Taking the Lead in Patient Safety - How Healthcare Leaders Influence Behavior and Create Culture
by Thomas R. Krause, Ph.D. and John H. Hidley, M.D.
[The healthcare industry] continues to draw on the expertise of those who have developed successful approaches to safety improvements in other industries and those who have translated those successes into relevant and valuable applications for the healthcare field – companies such as Behavioral Science Technology.
From the foreword by Diane C. Pinakiewicz, M.B.A., President, National Patient Safety Foundation
This groundbreaking book is for healthcare safety leaders who want to have a significant impact on the safety of both patients and staff. Leaders include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, and all others who are in key positions to influence the cultures of the organizations in which they work.
The book provides a comprehensive model for untangling and understanding the complex issues involved in healthcare safety, offers recommendations for assessing institutional safety practices, and outlines specific suggestions for behavioral interventions.
287 pages Hardcover Published by Wiley-Interscience ISBN 9780470225394
Leading with Safety
by Thomas R. Krause, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, Behavioral Science Technology, Inc.
Any organization interested in establishing an injury- and illness-free workplace can benefit from taking stock in the ideas, data and systems described in this book.
From the foreword by John Henshaw, former OSHA Administrator
Building on years of research and experience in the field, Leading With Safety redefines organizational safety as an activity that both leads other performance areas and in turn must be led. Thomas Krause poses the question, "What does it take to be a great safety leader?" - and answers with a comprehensive new model for understanding safety leadership as it affects organizational culture and safety climate.
Leading With Safety defines the practices, tools, and systems essential to creating an injury-free workplace, including the role of employees at each level, special considerations for coaching the senior executive leader, and the two crucial aspects of human performance that every leader needs to know. Ending with inspiring real-world examples of organizations that have put these tools into practice, Leading With Safety is written for any leader who wants to lead with safety toward a more robust, productive and effective organization.