Search for dissertations about: "Safety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1442 swedish dissertations containing the word Safety.

  1. 1. Safety as a process : From risk perception to safety activity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Christina Stave; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; V Medicine; V Medicine; Oha Labour and labour market; Oha Labour and labour market; Accident prevention; Occupation; Risk; Perception; Safety; Food; Industry; Övrig samhällsvetenskap; Other social sciences; Keywords: occupational injury; safety behaviour; accident; intervention; risk perception.;

    Abstract : The frequency of occupational accidents in the Swedish food industry and agriculture is high. This thesis has therefore explored the 'process of safety' in order to detect and analyse factors that either hinder or facilitate safety activity and to further develop intervention methods towards increased safety activity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Promoting safety in organizations The role of leadership and managerial practices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Malin Mattson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transformational leadership; transactional leadership; safety-specific leadership; workplace safety; injuries; accidents; safety compliance; safety initiative; organizational citizenship behavior; communication; incident reporting; patient safety; incentive program; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Workplace accidents and injuries are a growing problem for organizations in Sweden as well as in many other countries. As a consequence, improving workplace safety has become an area of increasing concern for employers and politicians as well as researchers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Decision Analysis in Fire Safety Engineering - Analysing Investments in Fire Safety

    University dissertation from Department of Fire Safety Engineering and Systems Safety, Lund University

    Author : Henrik Tehler; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Safety technology; Byggnadsteknik; Building construction; investment appraisal; epistemic uncertainties; fire safety; Decision analysis; risk analysis; Säkerhetsteknik;

    Abstract : The application of decision analytical methods to the evaluation of investments in fire safety was investigated, particularly with the aim of being able to suggest a method for analysing a specific investment in fire safety for a specific factory. Attention was directed above all at the handling of cases of large epistemic uncertainty regarding both probabilities and utilities, Bayesian decision theory serving as a basis for the development of the method. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructing Safety: Influence of Safety Climate and Psychological Climate on Safety Behaviour in Construction Industry

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Susanna Larsson; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Övrig samhällsvetenskap; Other social sciences; occuopational safety; safety climate; psychological climate; organisational climate; safety behaviour; safety performance; accident prevention; construction industry;

    Abstract : Although, significant progress has been made in improving occupational safety in construction industry the number of deaths and injuries are still unacceptably high. In the recent years, extensive research on safety climate, part of the organisational climate research body, has been perfromed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety in the making studies on the discursive construction of risk and safety in the chemical industry

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Joel Rasmussen; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; safety; risk; occupational health and safety; organizations; chemical industry; discourse; discursive practices; discursive strategies; power; governmentality; responsibilization; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis aims to analyse how risk and safety are constructed, reproduced, and negotiated by communicative means in safety-critical workplaces. It conceptualizes these communicative moments of shaping and reshaping risk and safety as enmeshed in multiple forms of governing. READ MORE