Accident Prevention Manual: Administration & Programs 12th by Philip Hagan, John F. Montgomery, James T. O'Reilly

By Philip Hagan, John F. Montgomery, James T. O'Reilly

For greater than 50 years, execs have depended on the twist of fate Prevention Manuals for impartial, well-researched info on most sensible practices in defense and future health. The manuals define criteria for revolutionary protection courses and administrative practices reflecting present tendencies and laws.

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The same observation applies to psychological tests used as screening devices for new employees. So-called experts may make spectacular claims for the ability of these tests to predict accident proneness, but so far no test has proven itself to the general satisfaction of the safety profession. In the past, the work of psychologists like Dunbar and the Menningers aroused great interest among safety professionals. However, the best weapons in the practical, day-to-day fight against unintentional injuries tend to come from strong line management safety awareness and from the disciplines of engineering and behavioral psychology, such as human factors engineering, system safety, and risk management or assessment.

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