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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 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. Prerequisites and Possibilities for Manufacturing Companies to Prioritize and Manage Occupational Health and Safety

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hasse Nordlöf; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2015]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi; Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Environmental Health and Occupational Health; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Miljömedicin och yrkesmedicin; Social Sciences Other Social Sciences Work Sciences; Samhällsvetenskap Annan samhällsvetenskap Arbetslivsstudier; Engineering and Technology Mechanical Engineering Production Engineering; Human Work Science and Ergonomics; Teknik och teknologier Maskinteknik Produktionsteknik; arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Occupational health and safety OHS ; Small and medium-sized enterprizes SMEs ; Professional roles; Company size; Safety culture; Financial performance; Systematische Handhabung von Sicherheit und Gesundheit; Arbeitsschutzmanagementsystem AMS ; Kleine und mittlere Unternehmen KMU ; Berufsrollen; Unternehmensgröße; Sicherheitskultur; Finanzleistung; Systematiskt arbetsmiljöarbete SAM ; Små och medelstora företag SMF ; Yrkesroller; Företagsstorlek; Säkerhetskultur; Finansiella nyckeltal;

    Abstract : Arbetsmiljölagen kräver att människors hälsa och säkerhet på arbetet ska tryggas genom att risker kontinuerligt ska bedömas och åtgärdas. Många företag saknar idag ett fungerande systematiskt arbetsmiljöarbete (SAM) som uppfyller lagens krav fullt ut. Istället tycks andra dagliga aktiviteter ha högre prioritet. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Serious occupational injuries by "accidents" : possible means of prevention and injury mitigation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Torgny Jarl; Umeå universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Environmental Health and Occupational Health; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Miljömedicin och yrkesmedicin; Occupational; accident; injury; prevention; personal safety equipment; emergency action; commercial vehicles;

    Abstract : An analysis of the circumstances preceding severe occupational injuries as a consequence of impacts has shown that well-known risks are of great importance in 75 per cent of the cases. This indicates that the subjective cause "neglect" is common. The negligence is distributed to the same extent among employers as among employees. 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