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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational health and safety dissertation.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Regulatory tools for managing chemicals risk at the workplace

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Qian Ding; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational Diseases; Chemicals; Carcinogens; Risk Management; Regulatory Toxicology; Occupational Exposure Limits; Chemicals Legislations; Risk Assessment; Acceptable Risk;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on exacerbating chemicals risk in workplaces under the background of rapid industrialization in developing countries. The overall aim is to investigate the development of regulatory tools which aim at minimizing the health risks from chemical substances in the workplace. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. On noise and hearing loss : Prevalence and reference data

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Magnus Johansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; irreversible occupational disease; noise-induced hearing; noise-induced measurements OAE ; spontaneous otoacoustic emissions SOAE ; transient evoked otoacoustic emissions TEOAE ; distortion product otoacoustic emissions DPOAE ; MEDICINE Surgery Otorhinolaryngology Audiology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Otorhinolaryngologi Audiologi;

    Abstract : Noise exposure is one of the most prevalent causes of irreversible occupational disease in Sweden and in many other countries. In hearing conservation programs, aimed at preventing noise-induced hearing loss, audiometry is an important instrument to highlight the risks and to assess the effectiveness of the program. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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