A Supervisor's Guide to (Safety) Leadership eBook
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A Supervisor’s Guide to (Safety) Leadership eBook

Judy Agnew

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When considering safety in any organization, there is one role tasked to ensure that the company vision and values are executed, procedures are complied with, and decisions implemented—the frontline supervisor. Frontline supervisors are critical to pulling all the critical elements of safety together. They are linchpins of safety.

A Supervisor’s Guide to (Safety) Leadership: Preventing Injury in the Workplace, the latest book from behavioral safety expert, Judy Agnew, gives important attention to the very critical role of a frontline supervisor and provides practical tools for improving safety management. Organized around nine safety leadership practices, this book is more than a teaching tool. It is a practical guide that offers clear and immediate actions for any leader to take in increasing their effectiveness of managing others and keeping workers safe.

With topics ranging from engaging the workforce, eliminating hazards, encouraging near miss reporting, this book is instantly useful for anyone interested in improving their leadership skills in particular areas. Each chapter ends with very clear actions readers can take to develop their skills. The topics and skills covered in this book extend beyond safety and prove to be the perfect guide for anyone interested in working on improving their leadership and management of people.

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A Supervisor’s Guide… helps unlock the mystery around creating a great safety culture, and enables frontline supervisors to see their role in it.

Gary Catapano, Senior VP Safety, First Group

While leadership top down is always critical, frontline supervisors need practical tools to help them achieve safety excellence and build a safety culture that leads to sustainable results.

Karin Stamy, System Director Safety, Norfolk Southern Corporation

This book is not only applicable to a frontline supervisor but to all layers of management.

J.W. (Jim) Latham III, Director of Positively CONSOL, CONSOL Energy

Simple and yet so powerful; a combination of practical tips and tools from a supervisor’s perspective that demystifies the approach to achieving sustainable safety improvement.

Maria Krysa, Director, Olin Responsible Care & Quality, Olin Corporation

You might also be interested in these eBooks by the author:

Safe by Accident? Take the Luck out of Safety: Leadership Practices that Build a Sustainable Safety Culture

Removing Obstacles to Safety: A Behavior-Based Approach

Judy Agnew

Judy Agnew, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Safety Solutions, Aubrey Daniels International

Judy is a seasoned consultant, trusted advisor, and recognized thought leader in workplace safety and safety leadership. Judy partners with clients to create evidence-based interventions that are safe by design and result in optimal and sustainable organizational change. With more than 30 years of consulting experience, Judy successfully works with diverse employee populations across a wide range of organizational issues, helping clients achieve targeted performance objectives.

Judy is an active speaker and invited presenter at major national and international safety conferences and corporate events. She is frequently interviewed for national and trade publications and is the author of three other highly-regarded safety books: Removing Obstacles to Safety (with Gail Snyder), Safe by Accident? Leadership Practices that Build a Sustainable Safety Culture (with Aubrey Daniels), A Supervisor’s Guide to (Safety) Leadership, and Safe by Design (with David Uhl).