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Safety management: a guide for facility managers

Author: Gustin, Joseph F. Publisher: Fairmont Press, 2008. ; CRC Press, 2008.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 298 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0881733318 ; 0824750403Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Safety Management: A Guide for Facility Managers Table of Contents Chapter 1--Understanding Safety as a Workforce Issue.............................. 1 Safety: The Workforce Issue.................................................................. 1 Implications For Employers...............................................................29 Risk Management: The Key to Cost Containment............................ 31 Chapter 2--Rights and Responsibilities..................................................... 35 Rights, Responsibilities and Expectations....................................... 35 Employer Rights................................................................................. 36 Types of Variances.............................................................................. 37 How to Comply...................................................................................... 42 Types of Violations............................................................................... 43 How to Contest Citations................................................................... 48 Worker Rights Under the OSH Act..................................................... 52 Statute Timeframes.......................................................................... 59 Worker Responsibilities......................................................................61 Chapter 3--The Whistleblower Act................................................................ 63 Whistleblower Laws Enforced by OSHA............................................. 63 Unfavorable Employment Actions...................................................... 64 Filing a Complaint............................................................................. 64 How OSHA Determines Retaliation.................................................... 64 Limited Protections.............................................................................65 Whistleblower Protections in Various Industries............................. 65 The Sarbanes-Oxley Act...................................................................... 66 Chapter 4--Safety Regulations and Facility Liability................................71 OSHA Standards................................................................................ 71 The Standard-Setting Process.......................................................... 71 Safety and Health Regulations.......................................................... 76 General Industry Requirements...................................................... 79 Other OSHA Requirements................................................................ 80 Chapter 5--The Americans with Disabilities Act............................................. 85 Background...................................................................................... 85 Title I and the Facility Manager........................................................ 88 Title II and the Facility Manager........................................................ 92 Title III and the Facility Manager....................................................... 97 Chapter 6--Assessing and Managing Risk.................................................. 113 Risk Management...............................................................................113 Risk Assessment................................................................................ 115 Threat Assessment............................................................................116 Vulnerability Assessment...................................................................122 Chapter 7--Violence in the Workplace........................................................133 Crime in the Workplace: An Overview................................................ 133 Categories of Workplace Violence................................................135 Employer Response............................................................................ 138 Employer Requirements............................................................. 139 The Written Safety Program....................................................... 139 Recognizing the Warning Signs of Violence................................141 Workplace Violence Prevention--Responsibilities......................142 Workplace Violence As a Liability Issue..................................... 153 Chapter 8--The Safety, Emergency Response and Hazard Communication Planning Program........................................157 Purpose............................................................................................. 157 Elements and Scope of the Written Safety Plan................................158 Getting Started..................................................................................161 Writing The Safety and Health Plan: How to Do It............................ 166 Putting the Plan Together.................................................................. 169 Chapter 9--Preparing for the OSHA Inspection......................................... 171 The OSHA Inspection........................................................................... 171 Inspection Priorities...........................................................................172 The Inspection Process...................................................................... 174 The Inspection Results......................................................................178 The Appeals Process........................................................................... 180 Chapter 10--Keeping Accurate Records..................................................... 183 Introduction......................................................................................183 Recordkeeping Agencies.......................................................................184 Recordkeeping Requirements............................................................ 185 Recordkeeping Forms and Recording Procedures............................. 188 The New Recordkeeping Rule............................................................194 Major Changes.................................................................................196 Side-by-side Comparison of the Recordkeeping Rule..................... 200 Chapter 11--Change Management.............................................................. 209 Communication...............................................................................209 Developing A Communications Strategy......................................... 210 Effectiveness of the Communications Strategy...............................212 Making the Strategy Work............................................................... 213 Appendix I--Directory of Sources.............................................................. 215 Appendix II--OSHA Chronology.................................................................... 261 Appendix III--Self-Inspection Checklists................................................. 269 Index............................................................................................................... 293

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