|Implementing Total Safety Management||
Implementing Total Safety Management
A core or supplemental text for courses in Health and Safety Management, Occupational Safety, Safety Management, and Safety in the Work Place.
State-of-the-art in perspective, this text introduces the unique concept of TSM - Total Safety Management - for creating and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment that, in turn, can become a key element in an organization's formula for competitiveness. Using a step-by-step approach - with examples and case studies throughout - it provides a practical, how-to handbook that can be used as an annotated model for implementing TSM in any organization. It shows not only how organizations can create a work environment that is both safe and conducive to peak performance, but how a safe work environment becomes part of everybody's responsibility for creating and maintaining a strategy that will give an organization a sustainable competitive advantage.
TSM Steering Committee. Pg.___
TSM Facilitator. Pg.___
Improvement Project Team (IPT). Pg.___
The case installment in each chapter illustrates one of the steps in the TSM implementation process in action. Pg.___
Introduction: Overview of TSM.
Step 1. Gain Executive Commitment.
Step 2. Establish the TSM Steering Committee.
Step 3. Mold the Steering Committee into a Team.
Step 4. Give the Steering Committee Safety and Health Awareness Training.
Step 5. Develop the Organization's Safety and Health Vision and Guiding Principles.
Step 6. Develop the Organization's Safety and Health Mission and Objectives.
Step 7. Communicate and Inform.
Step 8. Identify the Organization's Safety and Health Strengths and Weaknesses.
Step 9. Identify Safety and Health Advocates and Resisters.
Step 10. Identify Initial Employee Perceptions Concerning the Work Environment.
Step 11. Tailoring the Implementation to the Organization.
Step 12. Identify Specific Improvement Projects.
Step 13. Establish, Train, and Activate Improvement Project Teams.
Step 14. Activate the Feedback Loop.
Step 15. Establish a TSM Culture.
Appendix A. Hazard-Prevention Checklist.