“Guidance for the beginning OHS Professional” FREE ebook

George Robotham has written a 216 page book on “Guidance for the beginning OHS Professional” and he’s making it available for free for anyone who subscribes to his safety blog.

Here’s a look at the table of contents:

Contents

  • Why read this paper? What will I learn? What is in it for me? 4
  • Lessons learnt from my safety jobs 4
  • Major safety technical lessons learnt 10
  • The good, bad and the ugly of Georges 38 year safety career 26
  • Professional associations
  • Why have OHS? 69
  • 30 Sure fire ways to stuff up a safety management system 86
  • Advice to new OHS people 88
  • The accidents I have been associated with 93
  • What is wrong with the way OHS is managed in Australia 104
  • What is right with the way OHS is managed in Australia 110
  • What makes a safety management system fly
  • Geoff McDonald 128
  • Safety Myths 128
  • LTIFR 130
  • Personal Damage Occurrence Investigation Models 130
  • Analysis of Accident experience 131
  • Access to earthmoving equipment 132
  • Critical Incident Recall 133
  • Georges Philosophy on Life, Work and Relationships 134
  • Background to OHS 140
  • Behaviour-Based Safety 140
  • Role of the safety professional 141
  • Safety incentives 141
  • Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate 142
  • Alternatives to the hierarchy of controls 143
  • Young worker safety 145
  • Zero harm 146
  • Commercial Safety Management Systems 148
  • Major mistakes I have seen made in implementing OHS 149
  • The toughest safety assignment I have had 150
  • How to have an effective safety committee 151
  • Common law 152
  • Safety Benchmarking 153
  • OHS tools for managing safety 154
  • Job Safety Analysis 154
  • Georges down to earth advice to safety representatives and safety committee members 155
  • Risk assessment tips 156
  • Accident investigation 157
  • Accident investigation summary 163
  • Auditing OHS systems 164
  • Non OHS tools for managing safety 165
  • Safety communications 165
  • Safety culture 166
  • How to improve safety culture 166
  • Interpersonal skills 167
  • Leadership 176
  • The things you need to know about health and safety leadership
  • Leadership quotes 176
  • Military leaders on leadership 177
  • OHS Leadership 178
  • How to be a safety leader 180
  • References 180
  • Leadership in safety-Ethics 181
  • Leadership in safety-Trust 181
  • Learning 182
  • Adult learning principles and process
  • OHS Learning 202
  • Training and development needs of OHS personnel
  • Implementation of a learning management system 210
  • The use of Power-Point presentations 211
  • Tool box meetings 211
  • The use of humour 212
  • Safety Induction 213
  • Human Resources 213
  • Job interviews 213
  • The resume 215
  • Conclusion 216

To get you free copy go the Health and Safety Risk Management website and subscribe.

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