Описание: "Industrial Safety and Health for People-Oriented Services" focuses on the safety requirements of the tertiary sector of industry's education, health, and
hospitality services. This is an instruction manual on managing a safe and healthy environment - one free of biological, chemical, and ergonomics hazards - while adhering to OSHA
regulations.In addition to addressing interventions and preventive approaches to help ensure a safe workplace and applicable safety standards, this book: explains workplace fire
prevention relating to hot processes and radiation (both ionizing and non-ionizing); uses real-world examples and relevant illustrations as an integral part of each chapter; provides
guidance on removal, delimiting, and mitigation of safety and health hazards; and, contains a checklist and other tools to assist in assuring a safer workplace. This must-have guide
covers workplace emergency planning, customer and coworker safety, health, security, and violence in the workplace.
It is an essential tool for keeping service industry
employees protected and should sit in every service manager's library.
Описание: The workplace is where almost two thirds of adults spend almost two thirds of their waking time. Though traditional, statutorily-driven approaches to risk management have been demonstrably effective in reducing the number of injuries and sickness in recent years, psychological and physical health issues are still rife in the modern-day workforce. Work-related sickness and injury absence, and the economic cost implications of such, are having a detrimental effect not just on employees and employers, but on the wider community. Written by a team of experts from across academia and practice settings, this engaging new book argues that employer organizations must work collaboratively with employees in order to create working environments that promote health for all. With a sharp focus on applying theory to practice, the book uses real-life examples from areas across the globe to encourage readers to think contextually. Key topics covered include:• Work-life balance, including issues of workload and the 'long hours culture'• The impact of work-related musculoskeletal disorders• The nature, scale and causes of work-related stress• The significance of corporate social responsibility in employee wellnessAligned with global frameworks, this comprehensive text provides both students and qualified professionals with a solid foundation for practice, and a rich source of material for discussion.
Описание: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND EVALUATION OF WORKPLACE HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMS Workplace Health Promotion Programs outlines the attributes of successful workplace health promotion programs, services, and collaborations. This essential text introduces methods and tools for promoting employee health and safety, while emphasizing the skills students and professionals need to do so. With this resource, students and professionals will learn how to recognize employee health and safety opportunities, and how to think on a larger scale—ensuring that workplace health initiatives in organizations of all sizes are comprehensive and fiscally sound. Workplace Health Promotion Programs includes: Approaches to design, implementation, and evaluation of workplace health promotion programs that address the range of employee health needs and concerns Information on how evidence–based programs can positively impact businesses and reduce health care costs Large–scale implications of successful workplace health programs, including health policies, health insurance design, worker safety, and employee behavior Ideas for how employers and employees can work together to create a culture of health and well–being to support and promote employee health and safety The impact of the Affordable Care Act on workplace health promotion program success Workplace Health Promotion Programs guides students and professionals in the discovery, development, and execution of successful employee health initiatives.
Название: Workplace health and safety ISBN: 0230214851 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230214859 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 12126 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A cutting edge look at the experience of worker representation in the employment relations of workplace health and safety. Examining the extent to which existing arrangements deliver results, this book reflects on whether the effectiveness of worker representation is eroded or enhanced by current regulatory and organizational constructs.
Описание: An important and highly actionable blueprint for optimum workplace safety Health and safety management is an ongoing concern in today's workplace. "Effective Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Using the Team Approach" provides today's safety professionals with an excellent resource for protecting their organizations' most important resource - their employees. The author, a seasoned health and safety professional, provides a blueprint for installing a system that's been proven to reduce illness and injury on any job, in any industry, with a simple, logical approach that compares safety management to production and quality control-issues today's managers readily understand. The system uses a team approach to get every level of an organization involved in the process of managing safety issues, with the ultimate goal being the development of a safety culture in which every employee has a personal interest in protecting their lives, their property, and their environment. An ideal resource for industry managers as well as graduate-level courses in workplace safety and health, this text offers such special features as: important checklists, including OSHA - required training, OSHA - required inspections, and OSHA - required postings and labeling; numerous health and safety resources, Web site addresses, and contact information for related organizations; real-world examples that illustrate important health and safety issues; helpful charts and forms to facilitate implementation of the team approach; and frequently asked questions and answers for users of the system.
Описание: This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of When Health Care Employees Strike is an essential survival guide for health care administrators who must plan for and cope with the inevitable labor dispute. Written by Kenneth Kruger and Norman Metzger- two experts in the field of health care labor relations- this much-needed resource includes the critical information and useful strategies health care executives must have in order to be properly prepared. The authors provide detailed information on labor law, an analysis of the different types of disputes, advice on how to use mediation effectively, suggestions for assessing manpower needs before a strike occurs, and ideas for preparing contingency plans. In addition to presenting information on ways to prevent strikes, the book also contains a comprehensive step-by-step manual to ensure health care organizations can continue operation during a labor dispute.
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