Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduction to injury prevention on the job. Foster and Barnetson bring the field into the twenty-first century by including discussions of how precarious employment, gender, and ill-health can be better handled in Canadian OHS.

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  • Author : Jason Foster
  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 1771991844
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces
  • Author : Jason Foster,Bob Barnetson
  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Release : 31 July 2016
GET THIS BOOKHealth and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduction to injury prevention on the job. Foster and Barnetson bring the field into the twenty-first century by including discussions of how precarious employment, gender, and ill-health can be better handled in Canadian OHS.

Workplace Safety and Health

Workplace Safety and Health
  • Author : Thomas D. Schneid
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 May 2014
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Are the tried and true safety practices still effective in the changing workplace? Is there a better way of safeguarding employees from accidents and injuries? In short, why do you perform the safety activities that you do on a daily basis and do they produce the results necessary to keep your safety program and your company competitive in the global market? Answering these questions and more, Workplace Safety and Health: Assessing Current Practices and Promoting Change in the Profession analyzes

Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety
  • Author : Dr Sharon Clarke,Prof Sir Cary L Cooper CBE,Professor Ronald J Burke
  • Publisher : Gower Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 01 October 2012
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Workplace accidents and errors cost organizations hundreds of billions of dollars each year, and the injured workers and their families endure considerable financial and emotional suffering. It's obvious that increasing employee health and safety pays. The accumulating evidence shows that investing in occupational health and safety results in improved financial and social responsibility performance. There are extensive country differences and wide occupational differences in the incidence of accidents and errors. The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that every year there

Safety at Work

Safety at Work
  • Author : John Ridley,John Channing
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 January 2008
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Safety at Work is widely accepted as the most authoritative guide to safety and health in the workplace. Its comprehensive coverage and academically rigorous approach make it essential reading for students on occupational safety and health courses at diploma, bachelor and master level, including the NEBOSH National Diploma. Health and safety professionals turn to it for detailed coverage of the fundamentals and background of the field. The seventh edition has been revised to cover recent changes in UK legislation and

Changing the Workplace Safety Culture

Changing the Workplace Safety Culture
  • Author : Ron C. McKinnon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKChanging the Workplace Safety Culture

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 impact the behavior of all employees including executive and line managers. It delineates how safety culture change can be implemented and defines the roles of everyone in the safety culture,

The Regulation and Management of Workplace Health and Safety

The Regulation and Management of Workplace Health and Safety
  • Author : Peter Sheldon,Sarah Gregson,Russell D. Lansbury,Karin Sanders
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 July 2020
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The book provides a collection of cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research-based chapters on work, workers and the regulation and management of workplace health and safety. Featuring research from Australia, Europe and North America, the chapters traverse important historical examples and place important, emerging contemporary trends, like work in the gig economy, into wider international and historical perspectives. The authors are leading authorities in their fields. The book contributes to advancing our knowledge – empirical and theoretical – of the ways in which labour market

The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada
  • Author : Bob Barnetson
  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Release : 03 December 2021
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Workplace injuries are common, avoidable, and unacceptable. The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention efforts, intervening only when necessary to maintain standard legitimacy. Barnetson sheds light on this faulty system, highlighting the way in which employers create dangerous work environments yet pour billions of dollars into compensation and treatment. Examining this dynamic clarifies the way in which production costs are passed on to workers in the form of workplace

Increasing Occupational Health and Safety in Workplaces

Increasing Occupational Health and Safety in Workplaces
  • Author : Ronald J. Burke,Astrid M. Richardsen
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 03 December 2021
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Increasing Occupational Health and Safety in Workplaces argues for greater reporting of workplace accidents and injuries. It also incorporates stress as a factor in rates of accidents and injuries, and suggests ways in which workplace safety cultures can be fostered and improved. This book will be an invaluable tool for students of management, especially those with an interest in small businesses. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial}

Concise Guide to Workplace Safety and Health

Concise Guide to Workplace Safety and Health
  • Author : Gary Chambers
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 January 2011
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Every organization must comply with occupational health and safety regulations. Yet it is frequently unclear which actually apply in a given real-life situation, plus the field is loaded with technical terminology and complicated regulations. Many managers, trainers, even safety and health professionals therefore find it hard to know how to comply, with exactly what. Written to make this important discipline more understandable, Concise Guide to Workplace Safety and Health: What You Need to Know, When You Need It systematically addresses,

Health and Safety at Work For Dummies

Health and Safety at Work For Dummies
  • Author : RRC
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 May 2016
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Are you complying with health and safety regulations in the workplace? Making mistakes in many areas of health and safety can be both incredibly dangerous and hugely costly. So what can you do to avoid hazards and expensive, time-consuming legal battles? That's where Health & Safety at Work For Dummies comes in. Cutting through the clutter, it provides you with the practical, must-know information you need to ensure your workplace is a suitably safe environment that complies with government health and