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Management of Occupational Health and Safety, 7th Edition

  • Kevin Kelloway
  • Lori Francis
  • Bernadette Gatien
  • ISBN-10: 0176657177
  • ISBN-13: 9780176657178
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2008
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Management of Occupational Health and Safety, Seventh Edition, is the bestselling text for the Health and Safety course in the Human Resources program. Throughout the text, we have provided the reader with current examples, clear definitions of technical terms, and links to the vast amount of information found on the Web. This edition is now available through MindTap, a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and elevate thinking--allowing instructors to measure skills and promote better outcomes with ease. Management of Occupational Health and Safety, as part of The Nelson Series in Human Resources Management, is the best source in Canada for consistent, reliable, valid, and current knowledge about HRM practices.

Features

  • Opening vignettes—Each vignette tells the story of a health and safety challenge that is of relevance to the material covered in the chapter. Many of the vignettes feature Canadians from a variety of organizations across the country.

  • OH&S Notebook—The text emphasizes the necessity of satisfying both professional and legal requirements for developing an effective occupational health and safety program, and offers guidelines on how this can be accomplished.

  • OH&S Today—Examples drawn from current events reported in the media pertinent to the content of each chapter.

  • “Using the Internet” exercises provide students with the opportunity to explore relevant Web resources.

  • Exercises allow students to work with the concepts from the chapter and see how they are applied in real-world situations.

About the Author

Kevin Kelloway

Dr. Kelloway is the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology and a Professor of Psychology at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax. He was the founding director of the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and a founding principal of the Centre for Leadership Excellence. Dr. Kelloway is a prolific researcher, having published more than 100 articles, book chapters, and technical reports. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Canadian Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. His research interests include occupational health psychology, leadership, the development and measurement of work attitudes and values, unionization, and innovation in organizations. He is co-author of The Union and Its Members: A Psychological Approach (Oxford University Press), Using Flexible Work Arrangements to Combat Job Stress (Wiley), and Management of Occupational Health and Safety (Nelson), and the author of Using LISREL for Structural Equation Modeling: A Researcher’s Guide (Sage). With Dr. Julian Barling (Queen’s University), he edited the book series Advanced Topics in Organizational Psychology (Sage) and has co-edited Young Workers: Varieties of Experience (APA). He also co-edited Handbook of Work Stress and Handbook of Workplace Violence (both Sage) as well as Occupational Health and Safety for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (Elgar). Dr. Kelloway frequently reviews for academic journals or conferences and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, and Canadian Psychology. He is Associate Editor of Work & Stress and a section editor for Stress & Health. Dr. Kelloway also maintains an active practice consulting with private- and public-sector organizations on issues related to leadership, and occupational health psychology.

Lori Francis

Lori Francis holds a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Guelph. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Saint Marys University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dr. Francis has broad research interests in occupational health psychology, including work stress, workplace aggression and violence, health-related interventions in the workplace and organizational justice. Her Ph.D. dissertation on organizational injustice as a workplace stressor was awarded the International Alliance of Human Resources Researchers best doctoral dissertation award. She is a member of the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. Dr. Francis also has an extensive consulting record, having worked with government, military, and private industry.

Bernadette Gatien

Bernadette Gatien holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in industrial organizational psychology from Saint Mary’s University. Her research interests include safety culture and climate assessment, safety culture improvement, safety training and development, and the impact of leader behaviours on employee safety behaviours. Dr. Gatien has conducted applied research with various organizations in both the public sector and private industry. In addition to teaching in Saint Mary’s departments of psychology and management, she continues to provide consulting services to organizations in need of safety-related organizational development.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Part One: Introduction and Overview
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Legislative Framework
Chapter 3: Workers' Compensation
Part Two: Hazards and Agents
Chapter 4: Hazard Recognition, Risk Assessment, and Control
Chapter 5: Physical Agents
Chapter 6: Biological and Chemical Agents
Chapter 7: Psychosocial Hazards
Chapter 8: Workplace Violence, Aggression, and Harassment
Part Three: Interventions
Chapter 9: Training
Chapter 10: Motivation and Safety Management Systems
Chapter 11: Emergency Planning
Chapter 12: Incident Investigation
Chapter 13: Disability Management and Return to Work
Chapter 14: Workplace Wellness: Work-Family and Health Promotion Programs
Index

New to this edition

  • New four-colour interior design - The inclusion of 4-colour graphics and illustrations to highlight concepts presented in the text will make the sixth edition more engaging for students.
  • New photos, with captions, added throughout the text to give the chapter concepts context and relevance to students.
  • The majority of opening vignettes are new or revised to keep the applications up to date allowing students to more easily contextualize the chapter concepts.
  • New OH&S in Action added to the end-of-chapter application material. This feature simulates the work of an OH&S officer in an organization. Students are presented with a situation, current issue, or occupational health and safety problem and asked to create a response in the form of a plan or a briefing to senior management.
  • Particular attention has been made in this edition to create a stronger link between chapter content and boxed features (OH&S Notebook and OH&S Today), including chapter call-outs and references to these features in text.
  • MindTap for Management of Occupational Health and Safety is a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and elevate thinking, allowing instructors to measure skills and promote better outcomes with ease. A fully online learning solution, MindTap combines all student learning tools – readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments – into a single Learning Path that guides the student through the curriculum.

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

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Student Supplements

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MindTap® provides you with the tools you need to manage your time better. You can complete assignments whenever and wherever with course material customized and streamlined for you by your instructor in a proven and easy-to-use interface. Relevant, engaging material keeps you connected to your course and course analytics by providing timely feedback showing you where you stand at all times—both individually and compared with the highest performers in class. With a wide array of course specific tools and apps – from an interactive eBook to note taking capabilities and flashcards, you can feel confident that MindTap is a worthwhile and valuable investment in your education. Please note - A Course Registration URL or Course Key is required from your Instructor to use MindTap.

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MindTap® provides you with the tools you need to manage your time better. You can complete assignments whenever and wherever with course material customized and streamlined for you by your instructor in a proven and easy-to-use interface. Relevant, engaging material keeps you connected to your course and course analytics by providing timely feedback showing you where you stand at all times—both individually and compared with the highest performers in class. With a wide array of course specific tools and apps – from an interactive eBook to note taking capabilities and flashcards, you can feel confident that MindTap is a worthwhile and valuable investment in your education. Please note - A Course Registration URL or Course Key is required from your Instructor to use MindTap.