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Management Practices Affecting Coal Mine Safety: The Highlights of Recent Research.
Tram XV & XVI Training Res Applied to Mng Comb Proc West Virginia, & Pennsylvania State Univ 1989 :29-34
Recent research on safety in the coal mining industry suggests that certain management practices play a key role in achieving good safety performance. This paper has outlined some strategies for improving safety performance that managers may not typically take into consideration. Managers should not assume that only those who are part of the company's "professional safety staff" have the ability to reduce the chances that employees will be injured. Indeed, managers may have much more potential influence over their company's safety performance than they realize.
Tram XV & XVI Training Res. Applied to Mng Comb. Proc.; West Virginia, & Pa State Univ., 1989, PP. 29-34
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