Safety management

Issue #19

Workplace safety consists of those unseen measures designed to prevent industrial accidents or man-made catastrophes. It saves long term costs, enhances industry reputations and can ultimately save lives.

Safety cultures and procedures differ across different industries. They reflect the legislation and cultural environment in which the industry finds itself, and the risk society will allow that particular industry to undertake.

A continuum of safety models

The idea of a single model of safety that applies to everything and aims to have zero accidents is naïve....