Hopkins, Andrew

Safety, culture and risk : the organisational causes of disasters Andrew Hopkins - North Sydney, N.S.W. : CCH Australia Limited, 2015. - xii, 171 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Part A: Cultural approaches to safety Safety culture, collective mindfulness and risk-awareness Part B: Railway culture and safety: The Glenbrook train crash Introduction to the Glenbrook case study A culture of rules A culture of "silos" On time running A risk-blind culture Glenbrook: concluding thoughts Part C: Organisational culture and safety in the Royal Australian Air Force Intoduction to the Royal Australian Air Force case study Aspects of air force culture Flying safety The Royal Australian Air Force: concluding thoughts Part D: Risk Quantitative risk assessment and acceptable risk: a critique Risk society?.

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. Author from ANU, ACT.


Corporate culture--Australia
Risk assessment
Disasters--Case studies
Railroad accidents--Australia--Glenbrook (N.S.W.)

363.1 HO SA

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