Alive & Well At The End Of The Day
it is the guide to managing safety in your operation
Paul Balmert’s, Principal, Balmert Consulting, bestselling book Alive & Well At The End Of The Day focuses on proven strategies and tactics that you can use to lead workers to safety.
“This book” Paul Balmert commented, “is primarily aimed at the members of management that have the greatest influence on workers—front-line supervisors. But it addresses the full spectrum of issues involved in getting people to work safely all the time, which also has a bearing on a company’s bottom line. And so it’s of interest to leaders at all levels of a company, from supervisors to company presidents and CEOs.” The book is made up of 274 pages in 22 chapters and includes illustrations to help communicate important points.
Industrial facilities supervisors, from front-line managers to CEOs, can depend on Alive & Well at the End of the Day for tested and proven management and leadership practices that ensure the safety of their workers. With more than thirty years of hands-on experience in the chemical industry, including front-line management, author Paul Balmert understands the challenges facing supervisors in industrial facilities.
His advice, based on firsthand experience, shows you how to identify and correct flaws in industrial practices. Moreover, he shows you how to lead by example, overcoming all obstacles that interfere with safety.
Rather than focus on theory, this book offers concrete what to do and how to do it strategies and tactics that enable you to: Recognize and capitalize on the moments when workers are most receptive to learning safety Discover whats really going on when you tour and inspect plant operations Engage in a helpful discussion with someone who is not following safety guidelines Understand the various types of risk involved in an industrial operation Implement a comprehensive strategy to manage and minimize risk.
Throughout the book, plenty of case studies and examples illustrate key challenges alongside step-by-step solutions. You’ll also learn how to understand and leverage the psychology and motivations of your staff in order to fully implement safety practices and procedures. In short, with this book as your guide, you will be equipped and ready to lead your staff to safety.
The book, aimed at helping front-line supervisors in many industries protect those they lead from accidents and resulting injuries, is published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a 203-year-old, New York-based publisher of books for academic, scientific, business and industry audiences (www.wiley.com).
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