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Safety, culture and risk : the organisational causes of disasters

By: Hopkins, Andrew
Material type: BookPublisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. : CCH Australia Limited, 2015.Description: xii, 171 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781921022258Program: MGNT963Subject(s): Australia -- Royal Australian Air Force -- Safety measures | Corporate culture -- Australia | Risk assessment | Disasters -- Case studies | Railroad accidents -- Australia -- Glenbrook (N.S.W.)
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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.
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MGNT963 Autumn2021

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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.

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?.

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