Occupational Safety: Hazard Analysis and Accident Prevention 1) How do you feel that environmental concerns are changing
the role of the safety and health professional? Provide some examples of
environmental factors that are changing the safety and health profession How
have safety and health managers responded to them?
2) Define the concept of a safety-first corporate culture
What are some ways to tell if an organization has a safety-first corporate
culture? How does the concept of globalization factor into the need for a
safety-first corporate culture?
3) Explain the hazard analysis methodologies of: Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Hazard and Operability Review (HAZOP), Human
Error Analysis (HEA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA )and Technic of Operation Review
(TOR) What do you feel are the most fundamental weaknesses of each of these
4) Persuasion can be a very important tool in the role of
safety management How would a safety and health professional persuade workers
to take safety seriously? Describe the differences between projective
communication and receptive communication
5) What is a company’s role in ethics regarding their
organizational practices? Describe some guidelines for determining ethical
behavior Which of these guidelines do you think is important to the safety and
health professional’s role in ethics?
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