Serious Incident Prevention by Thomas Burns
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Serious Incident Prevention
By Thomas Burns

Serious Incident Prevention

How to Sustain Accident-free Operations in Your Plant or Company 2nd Revised edition

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Serious Incident Prevention by Thomas Burns

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This is your guide to creating a proactive, effective prevention process. This book presents a model showing you how to systematically identify and execute the steps needed to make your operations incident-free. Its team-based approach draws every level of the organization into the effort. Serious incidents affect a company's most important and most visible measures of performance, including profitability and company image. Use the author's ground-breaking method for preventing serious incidents, from a team perspective. Whether applied in real-life situations or in the classroom, this method will help you create a safer, more profitable plant. Up to date information and expanded topic coverage is provided in this new edition. There are two new chapters. One covers leveraging the power of behavior-based techniques and the other covers the benefits of developing teamwork skills. New material features case studies of corporations that have achieved a high degree of success from the implementation of Burns' techniques. Additionally, the author has included safety performance scorecards, a practical and effective tool for preventing serious incidents. It is updated with all new material on teamwork skills and behavior-based techniques. This unique method shows the user how to prevent serious incidents before they occur. It includes cases of real-life examples and safety performance scorecards.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750675215
ISBN-10: 0750675217
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: Gulf Publishing
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 18-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Thomas Burns

Thomas Burns, P.E., is founder and president of SIP Management Systems, Inc. in Longview, Texas, a consulting and training firm that helps organizations take a proactive approach to maintaining safe and profitable workplaces. During his nearly three decades at Eastman Chemical Company, the company won the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, received OSHA STAR recognition, and was named by Industry Week as one of the world's 100 best-managed companies.

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