Management of occupational health and safety

July 6, 2009

From the Publishers:

Based on the premise that occupational health and safety concerns can directly impact an organizations productivity and profitability, this 4th Canadian edition of Management of Occupational Health and Safety helps Human Resource Managers understand health and safety issues, legislation and programs. This edition also provides an up-to-date review of current issues, and methodologies affecting the occupational health and safety standards and practices of Canadian organizations.

For the Table of Contents and Features of this book, keep reading below!

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction and Overview
1. Introduction
2. Legislative Framework
3. Workers Compensation

Part Two: Hazards and Agents
4. Physical Agents
5. Chemical and Biological Agents
6. Psychosocial Hazards
7. Hazard Recognition and Assessment

Part Three: Interventions

8. Hazard Control
9. Training
10. Motivating Safety Behaviour at Work
11. Emergency Response and Emergency Preparedness
12. Accident Investigation
13. Workplace Wellness: Work-Family and Health-Promotion Programs


  • Opening vignettes cover current issues in occupational health and safety.
  • Using the Internet exercises provide students with the opportunity to explore relevant web resources.
  • Required Professional Capability (RPC) margin icons suggest areas of competency as defined by the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) certification.

Management of occupational health and safety / E. Kevin Kelloway, Lori Francis.  4th ed.  Toronto : Nelson Thomson, 2008. 401 p.

For more information on the availability of this title from the University of Toronto Library catalogue, click here.


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