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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Essential Safety Programs: Collateral-Additional Duty Safety Specialists Must Be Familiar With by Fred Fanning is a handy guide that will familiarize readers with the necessary information to control and eliminate hazards in the areas dealt with in each chapter. The information is basic and the author ends each chapter by explaining how to use a management approach to hazard awareness. The book is written keeping in mind the new collateral-additional duty safety representative or the new safety specialist. The information is helpful in choosing the right person and preparing them for the job. It is imperative to train workers in every safety and occupational health program to control or eliminate hazards.
The topic is relevant and not written about that often. The tools and techniques are useful to familiarize readers with the programs that are required to become successful. Every topic in each chapter has been dealt with methodically and extensively, making it easy for readers to understand the process. Essential Safety Programs can be kept in libraries to be used for reference as it covers the basic safety programs that need to be known to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. Fred Fanning has tackled the subject in a simple, neat, and structured way, helping readers to understand the tips and suggestions and use them accordingly when required. He has also provided definitions where necessary and included a bibliography at the end of each chapter.