Search for dissertations about: "occupational safety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational 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. Constructing Safety - Workplace Safety in Construction Industry with Emphasis on Safety Climate and Empirical Base in a Large Construction Project

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Susanna Larsson; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Civil engineering and architecture; Övriga teknikvetenskaper; Other technology; occupational safety; safety climate; psychological climate; organisational climate; safety behaviour; safety performance; accident precention; construction industry;

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  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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 : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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