The Role of Safety Culture in Preventing Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes

Written By Jeffrey Short
The Role of Safety Culture in Preventing Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes
  • Publsiher : Transportation Research Board
  • Release : 01 January 2007
  • ISBN : 0309098912
  • Pages : 49 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Role of Safety Culture in Preventing Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes

The Role of Safety Culture in Preventing Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes
  • Author : Jeffrey Short
  • Publisher : Transportation Research Board
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Total pages : 49
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 14: The Role of Safety Culture in Preventing Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes explores practices on developing and enhancing a culture of safety among commercial motor vehicle drivers. The report also examines suggested steps for increasing a safety culture through a series ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : Food safety awareness is at an all time high, new and emerging threats to the food supply are being recognized, and consumers are eating more and more meals prepared outside of the home. Accordingly, retail and foodservice establishments, as well as food producers at all levels of the food production ...

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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2019-02-21
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  • ISBN : 0309098912
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  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2012
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  • Publisher : Gower Publishing, Ltd.
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  • Author : Patrick Waterson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Total pages : 444
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : How safe are hospitals? Why do some hospitals have higher rates of accident and errors involving patients? How can we accurately measure and assess staff attitudes towards safety? How can hospitals and other healthcare environments improve their safety culture and minimize harm to patients? These and other questions have been ...

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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-12
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : This book provides traffic safety researchers and practitioners with an international and multi-disciplinary compendium of theoretical and methodological concepts relevant to the research and application of Traffic Safety Culture aiming towards a vision of zero traffic fatalities....

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-02
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : The aim of this book is to show how a cultural approach can contribute to the assessment, description and improvement of safety conditions in organizations. The relationship between organizational culture and safety, epitomized through the concept of 'safety culture', has undoubtedly become one of the hottest topics of both safety ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18
  • Total pages : 129
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-15
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : Despite the fact that workplaces have implemented and followed new safety innovations and approaches, the majority of them have seen little, if any, significant progress in the reduction of accidental deaths and injuries. Changing the Workplace Safety Culture demonstrates that changing the way an organization views and practices safety will ...

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  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-04-03
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2002-03-25
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : Developing an Effective Safety Culture implements a simple philosophy, namely that working safely is a cultural issue. An effective safety culture will eventually lead to the desired goal of zero incidents in the work place, and this book will provide an understanding of what is needed to reach this goal. ...

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  • Author : CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-07-24
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-09-21
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 0309098912
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Summary : The objective of this book is to help at-risk organizations to decipher the “safety cloud”, and to position themselves in terms of operational decisions and improvement strategies in safety, considering the path already travelled, their context, objectives and constraints. What link can be established between safety culture and safety models ...