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How to Implement Your Safety Management System

Dave Paoletta

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Last Updated: November 17, 2020

Ask ten experienced safety professionals what elements they need for an effective safety management program, and you will probably get ten different answers. 

In truth, the best safety management program is one that results in the fewest incidents and injuries for your workers. At the same time, the best program is also one that is easy to manage and maintain over a long period. As a bonus, it should also require the smallest investment in person-hours and budget to be effective. 

In Part 2 of our Ultimate Guide to Safety Management Systems series, Dave Paoletta presents time-tested approaches to safety management systems that prove effective in a wide variety of industries and companies.

(Did you miss Part 1? Read The Ultimate Guide to Safety Management Systems here.)


Dave Paoletta

Author:

David Paoletta, MS, MBA, CSP, CUSP, is a research analyst and subject matter expert for Safesite, a safety management software company based in San Francisco, CA. He is also a principal consultant with New Dimensions in Safety in Alameda, CA. David has extensive utility field safety experience with PG&E and PNM New Mexico. He is a Past NM ASSE SPY Award winner and a Past President of the San Francisco Chapter ASSE.

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