Getting your qualification is just the start of the safety professional’s journey towards effective workplace practice. World Class Health and Safety doesn’t repeat the whys and whats of health and safety management, instead it is a helpful how-to guide for newly qualified and experienced health and safety professionals to get the best out of their knowledge, experience and the people they work with. This book is filled with practical examples that bring the subject to life, covering the skills and techniques you need to be a leader of safety, overcome inaction and make lasting positive changes to safety performance and culture – enabling more people to go home safe every day. World Class Health and Safety teaches the reader to:
- work efficiently and effectively with senior managers and budget holders to implement the wider corporate social responsibility agenda
- emphasize the ‘value-added’ benefits of good health and safety management clearly and simply
- create effective and engaging training
- use monitoring and audits to get the best out of the resources available
World Class Health and Safety is essential reading for those wishing to invest in their own professional development, to communicate effectively and to understand and deliver safety in the wider business context, wherever in the world they might be working.
Richard Byrne is Health and Safety Director for the Contract Merchanting Division of Travis Perkins plc and has previously worked in health and safety positions for some of the UK’s largest organisations, including the Midlands Co-op, Royal Mail Group, ATS Euromaster and Network Rail. A chartered member of IOSH and associate member of IEMA, Richard is a well-known speaker, contributor to health and safety periodicals, and thought leader in the areas of safety leadership, behavioural safety and culture change.