Essential Safety Programs

Collateral-Additional Duty Safety Specialists Must Be Familiar With

Non-Fiction - Occupational
197 Pages
Reviewed on 07/09/2020
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Author Biography

Fred Fanning worked for over 20 years as a Safety Professional. He has a peer-reviewed book and two chapters published by the American Society of Safety Professionals. Fred has also written several self-published paperbacks and electronic books on occupational safety and health. He wrote nearly fifty articles published in various journals and periodicals. Fred is an Emeritus Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals. He held the Certified Safety Professional certification from 1995 through 2010. Fred earned master’s degrees from National-Louis University and Webster University.

    Book Review

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.