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Research and Markets: Pre-Accident Investigations: An Introduction to Organizational Safety

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Pre-Accident Investigations: An Introduction to Organizational Safety" book to their offering.

For decades we have thought that a good safety program was reflected on how many days an organization went without having an accident. Wrong! This is a myth and an antiquated concept.

Accidents, incidents and potential disasters may lurk around every corner or may be staring you right in the face. Pre-Accident Investigations: An Introduction to Organizational Safety will help you to identify complex (the fatal and costly) incidents in your organization before they take place.

This book is a set of new skills written for the managers that drive safety in their workplace. It is human performance theory made simple. If you are starting a new program, revamping an old program, or simply interested in understanding more about safety performance, this book will be extremely helpful. It is packed with advice based on years of tested programs. This is not ethereal academics; these are tested and practical concepts; advice, tools and programs have been proven in the field. Pre-Accident Investigations will assist you in making your organization the safest in your industry. It will save your organization money and, more importantly, save lives.

Key Topics Covered:

- Foreword

- A context setting discussion

- Preface

- A story of failure

- Why think about failure at all?

- Case study: the Titanic: a story to help you rethink how you think about failure

- Change the way your organization reacts to failure

- Pre-accident investigation tool

- Case study: aviation accidents are the unexpected combination of normal aviation variability

- Workers don't cause failure, workers trigger failure

- Change is better when you manage change - and change needs to be managed

- Case study: nine senior managers: a million different opinions on how to handle a problemand nobody willing to change

- Thinking about where failure will happen

- Case study: a crashing limb: thinking about where failure will happen

- Fundamentals training: introducing the new view' to your old crew

- Case study: how to win friends and influence workers

- Starting the journey - the first steps

- The four things that matter

- Conclusion

- Basic reading list for human performance

- Index.

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
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Sector: Insurance, Legal, Office

Source: Research and Markets