Explains how to implement the best safety practices and why they
Reviews from the "Third Edition"
"An excellent piece of work."
--"Safety Health Practitioner "(SHP)
"This is a book to be read now for its educational value and
also to be kept on the shelf for easy future reference."
"A useful fountain of knowledge."
The "Fourth Edition" of "On the Practice of Safety" makes it
possible for readers to master all the core subjects and practices
that today's safety professionals need to know in order to provide
optimal protection for their organizations' property and personnel.
Like the previous editions, each chapter is a self-contained unit,
making it easy for readers to focus on select topics of
Thoroughly revised and updated, this "Fourth Edition" reflects
the latest research and safety practice standards. For example,
author Fred Manuele has revised the design chapters to reflect the
recently adopted American National Standard on Prevention through
Design. In addition, readers will find new chapters dedicated to:
Management of change and pre-job planningIndirect-to-direct
accident cost ratiosLeading and lagging indicatorsOpportunities for
safety professionals to apply lean conceptsRole of safety
professionals in implementing sustainabilityFinancial management
concepts and practices that safety professionals should know
Many chapters are highly thought-provoking, questioning
long-accepted concepts in the interest of advancing and improving
the professional practice of safety.
Acclaimed by both students and instructors, "On the Practice of
Safet"y is a core textbook for both undergraduate and graduate
degree programs in safety. Safety professionals should also refer
to the text in order to update and improve their safety skills and
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