Alive and Well at the End of the Day approaches workersafety by addressing the people in the best position to exerciseinfluence the front-line supervisors in industrialfacilities. Written by a former front-line manager, the bookclearly discusses the barriers to getting supervisors to lead byexample, and to encouraging workers to identify and correct flawsthat can lead to tragedy. The lessons contained will helpsupervisors in a wide variety of industries understand themotivations of their peers, the employees they manage, and theexecutives who set the broader policies.
PAUL D. BALMERT has more than thirty years of experience in the chemical industry, including front-line supervision. He is currently Principal in Balmert Consulting, a firm dedicated to helping organizations improve the management of their operations, with an emphasis on safety. A frequent lecturer at academic institutions and professional associations, Mr. Balmert has helped companies in the Americas, Europe, and Asia dramatically improve safety.