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Author Hopkins, Andrew, 1945- author

Title Safety, culture and risk : the organisational causes of disasters / Andrew Hopkins
Edition First edition
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : CCH Australia, 2005
Sydney, NSW : CCH Australia, [2005]


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 W'PONDS  363.1 Hop/Sca  AVAILABLE
 MELB  363.1 Hop/Sca  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Pt. A. Cultural approaches to safety -- Ch. 1. Safety culture, collective mindfulness and risk-awareness -- Pt. B. Railway culture and safety : the Glenbrook train crash -- Ch. 2. Introduction to the Glenbrook case study -- Ch. 3. A culture of rules -- Ch. 4. A culture of "silos" -- Ch. 5. On time running -- Ch. 6. A risk-blind culture -- Ch. 7. Glenbrook : concluding thoughts -- Pt. C. Organisational culture and safety in the Royal Australian Air Force -- Ch. 8. Introduction to the Royal Australian Air Force case study -- Ch. 9. Aspects of air force culture -- Ch. 10. Flying safety -- Ch. 11. The Royal Australian Air Force : concluding thoughts -- Pt. D. Risk -- Ch. 12. Quantitative risk assessment and acceptable risk : a critique -- Ch. 13. Risk society?
Summary Safety management in the workplace is an issue of critical importance to business managers as well as those responsible for OHS in any organisation. This book deals with the complex issues of safety, culture and risk in a clear, informative style. It will assist organisations in creating safe environments for their employees and clients, and in mitigating risk
Analysis Organisational theory & behaviour (Australia)
Occupational health & safety
Security of the workplace
Notes Includes index
Edition with ISBN 1921022639 reprinted for the Australian Government Department of Defence 2005. --T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-156) and index
Subject Australia. Royal Australian Air Force -- Safety measures.
Microsoft Word 2003 (Computer file) -- Problems, exercises, etc
Railroad accidents -- Australia -- Glenbrook (N.S.W.)
Word processing.
Corporate culture -- Australia.
Risk assessment.
Disasters -- Case studies.
New South Wales.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Problems and exercises.
Case studies.
Author CCH Australia Limited.
LC no. 00002638
ISBN 9781921022258 (paperback)
1921022256 (paperback)