Search for dissertations about: "occupational health and safety dissertation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational health and safety dissertation.

  1. 1. Industrial Safety: Principles for Safety Management based on Emperical Studies

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Petra Willquist; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Civil engineering and architecture; occupational safety; accidents; risk; safety analysis; method; food industry; manufacturing; production;

    Abstract : Although safety management has developed considerably during the last decades, occupational accidents still contribute to work-related health problems worldwide. This thesis investigates occupational accidents in production environments, explores existing safety management and provides some insights into why it fails to function in a satisfactory manner. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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 : Social Sciences; Samhällsvetenskap; Social Sciences Media and Communications; Samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; 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

  3. 3. Social marketing for injury prevention : changing risk perceptions and safety-related behaviors among New York farmers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Julie Sorensen; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : social marketing; behavior models; roll-over protective structures; tractor overturns; farm safety; occupational health; safety intervention; retrofitting incentives; health campaigns; intervention evaluation; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : In the U.S., work-related death is an all too familiar occurrence on farms. Tractor overturns continue to be the most frequent cause of these fatalities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of anti-slip devices on pedestrian safety method development and practical test

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Glenn Berggård; Luleå University of Technology.; Luleå University of Technology.; Luleå University of Technology.; [2010]
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    Abstract : I de Nordiska länderna beräknas mer än 100000 personer uppsöka sjukvård vintertid på grund av fall på snö och is. I Sverige beräknas ca 10000 män och 15000 kvinnor uppsöka sjukvård på grund av skada vid fall på snö och is. READ MORE

  5. 5. Setting occupational exposure limits : Practices and outcomes of toxicological risk assessment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Linda Schenk; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Basic Medicine Pharmacology and Toxicology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Medicinska grundvetenskaper Farmakologi och toxikologi; Assessment Factor; DNEL; Euroepan Union; Occupational Exposure Limit; REACH; Risk Assessment; Regulatory Toxicology; SCOEL; Uncertainty Factor; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Biochemistry Toxicology; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Biokemi Toxikologi;

    Abstract : Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) are used as an important regulatory instrument to protect workers’ health from adverse effects of chemical exposures. The main objective of this thesis is to study risk assessment practices in the setting of OEL in order to produce knowledge that will help improve the consistency and transparency of OELs. READ MORE