Chapter 27. Occupational Accident Prevention

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Richard T. Booth and
  2. Anthony J. Boyle

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch27

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Booth, R. T. and Boyle, A. J. (2005) Occupational Accident Prevention, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • accident;
  • prevention;
  • safety management;
  • explosions;
  • disasters

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Evolution of safety management principles and law

  • Reactive safety management

  • Safety management systems

  • Measurement of safety performance

  • Risk assessment

  • Investigating accidents

  • Managing errors and violations

  • References