Essentials of Safety Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5142-914-2

Student Price : Rs.325

Student Dollar Price : 13$

Library Price : Rs.575

Library Dollar Price : 23$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2015

No. Of Pages : 138

Book Weight :234

About The Book

Awareness of various methods of safety management is critical to managing productivity and operational effectiveness in organisations. Many studies have confirmed that employees who understand the significance, role and implications of safety management at work place, work more productively. Knowledge of fundamentals of safety performance, accident prevention methods, safety education and training, employee participation in safety and human factors is the key to reduce the risk of failures in the achievement of strategic objectives of an organisation. This book comprehensively covers the basic aspects of safety management. The contents will benefit all those who are concerned in managing safety by initiating appropriate measures. Especially, the students of safety management courses will benefit in understanding the essentials of safety management in various working environments.


Contents :

1. Industrial Safety Management - An Introduction
2. Planning for Safety
3. Organising Safety
4. Directing for Safety
5. Monitoring Safety and Health
6. Accident Prevention
7. Safety Education and Training
8. Employee Participation in Safety
9. Organisational Behaviour - Human Factors in Safety

About The Author

Dr. S. Ravishankar is well-known HRD & Behavioral Training Specialist. He has two decades of experience in academic institutions and industry. He was Dy. General Manager - HRD at AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd., Professor of Organisational Behaviour at NITIE, and faculty member at the Institute of Public Enterprise. He has authored and edited many books & published papers in the areas of H.R.D., Organisational Behaviour and Management Training. He is a member of many professional bodies including I.S.T.D., I.S.T.E., and I.I.P.A. He has the experience of conducting a large number of management development programmes throughout the country. He is one of the leading human resource training specialists in the country.

Shri S.V. Kamat is presently Senior Vice President of AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd., Mumbai, and has nearly three decades of professional experience. His areas of expertise and interest include Civil Engineering / Construction Management, H.R. & Personnel Administration. He takes keen interest in counseling and development of human resource, especially younger generation at work place. He has travelled widely and has rich experience of managing people in diverse socio-cultural work environments.

Dr. Anand Singh is a young scholar. He is Assistant Professor in the Institute of Management Sciences, University of Lucknow. He has more than a decade of teaching and research experience. He has been the UGC Research fellow and completed his Ph.D. from University of Lucknow. He has to his credit number of books: `Tourism in Ancient India`, `Pracheen Bhartiya Dharma`, published by Hindi Madhyam Kryanvayan Nideshalaya, University of Delhi and `Sarnath: Antiquity and Traditions` (under publication). He has been the receipt of prestigious, Dr.I.G.Khan National Award given by Indian History Congress in the year 2009. Dr.Singh has written more than two dozen research papers and articles in various national and international journals. He has been a panelist and special invitee to the International Conferences held at different countries including China and Thailand.

Dr. H. L. Kaila working as Reader and Head of Guidance and Counselling Department, SNDT Women`s University, Mumbai. He worked at Central Labour Institute for 10 & 1/2 years in the Industrial Psychology Division, and since 6 years at Psychology Department of SNDT. He has worked with NGOs viz., NASEOH, KRIPA, BPA, TASH and DAV Centre of Creative Education. Dr. Kaila is M.A. Ph.D. (Social Sciences), Diploma in Guidance and Counselling, Diploma in Training and Development. He has published research articles consultancy reports, training booklets, and participated in WHO/UGC/ICSSR projects. His earlier books published are Stress: Understanding Female Phone Operators, Parents and Value Education (in three languages) and Reflections of the Woman Manager. His areas of interest are women and health, research methodology, counselling, adolescent`s issues, parent education, organisational behaviour. He has worked on a number of academic / professional / administrative assignments. Dr. Kail conducted and participated in national / international seminars and workshops. He is an Editor of `The School Today` Journal. He initiated a community experiment namely GAP (Groups of Adolescents and Parents) and Tele-counselling Network in Mumbai.

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