It is organized by five overarching categories of safety principles: Safety Reserves; Information and Control; Demonstrability; Optimization; and Organizational Principles and Practices. With a focus on the structured treatment of a large number of safety principles relevant to all related fields, each chapter defines the principle in question and discusses its application as well as how it relates to other principles and terms. This treatment includes the history, the underlying theory, and the limitations and criticism of the principle. Several chapters also problematize and critically discuss the very concept of a safety principle.
The book treats issues such as: What are safety principles and what roles do they have? What kinds of safety principles are there? When, if ever, should rules and principles be disobeyed? How do safety principles relate to the law; what is the status of principles in different domains? The book also features:. The Handbook of Safety Principles is an ideal reference and resource for professionals engaged in risk and safety analysis and research.
This book is also appropriate as a graduate and PhD-level textbook for courses in risk and safety analysis, reliability, safety engineering, and risk management offered within mathematics, operations research, and engineering departments. The author of approximately 20 international journal articles, Dr. He has authored over articles in international journals and is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Rollenhagen has performed extensive research in the field of human factors and MTO Man, Technology, and Organization with a specific emphasis on safety culture and climate, event investigation methods, and organizational safety assessment.
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Schools and departments shall maintain local departmental emergency operations centers and communications capabilities according to guidelines in the campus emergency plan. Multiple departments located within individual buildings will jointly develop comprehensive building-based life safety response plans.
Emergency plans shall include evacuation and assembly procedures, posted evacuation maps, reporting and communication practices, training, and drills. Safety and compliance required training shall be communicated in a manner readily understandable to faculty, staff and students, in accordance with the communication policy outlined below.
Managers and supervisors, both faculty and staff, shall establish, implement and maintain a system for communicating with employees and students about health and safety matters.
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Information should be presented in a manner readily understood by the affected employees and students. Due attention must be paid to levels of literacy and language barriers. Verbal communications should be supplemented with written materials or postings if appropriate. Whenever appropriate, statutes and policies affecting employees and students shall be available in the workplaces. Faculty, staff, and students who may come in contact with hazardous substances or practices either in the workplace or in laboratories shall be provided information concerning the particular hazards which may be posed, and the methods by which they may deal with such hazards in a safe and healthful manner.
Supervisors, including faculty, shall be experienced, trained or knowledgeable in the safety and health hazards to which employees and students under their immediate direction and control may be exposed, and shall be knowledgeable of current practices and safety requirements in their field.
Faculty, staff and students shall have or be provided the knowledge to protect themselves from hazards in their working and learning environment. Supervisors, both faculty and staff, shall ensure that employees and students have received appropriate training and information regarding:. Documentation and records as required by regulation shall be kept to demonstrate compliance with applicable statutes, regulations and policies.
Authority University Committee on Health and Safety. Operations Council. University Cabinet. Contact Questions about this policy can be answered by:. Jump To: 1. Principles 2. Responsibilities 3. Providing a Safe Workplace 4. Safety Communication and Training 5. Documentation and Recordkeeping. Responsibilities Adherence to good health and safety practices and compliance with applicable health and safety regulations are a responsibility of all faculty, staff, and students. Supervisory Responsibilities University supervisors, including faculty supervisors and Principal Investigators PIs , are responsible for protecting the health and safety of employees, students and visitors working under their direction or supervision.
This responsibility entails: Being current with and implementing Stanford University health and safety policies, practices and programs; Ensuring that workplaces, including laboratories, and equipment are safe and well maintained; Ensuring that workplaces or laboratories are in compliance with Stanford policies, programs and practices, and Ensuring that employees, students and visitors under their supervision or within their work areas have been provided with appropriate safety training and information, and adhere to established safety practices and requirements.