Search for dissertations about: "SAFETY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN BUILDING"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words SAFETY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN BUILDING.

  1. 1. Decision support for the implementation of low-carbon measures in the building sector

    Author : Nicolas Francart; Tove Malmqvist; Paula Femenias; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; building; sustainability; environmental performance assessment; life cycle assessment; decision making; byggnad; hållbarhet; miljöprestandabedömning; livscykelanalys; beslutsstöd; Strategier för hållbar utveckling; Strategies for sustainable development;

    Abstract : The building sector is responsible for about a fifth to a third of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Therefore, a successful mitigation of GHG emissions over the entire life cycle of buildings is particularly important to achieve climate targets such as the Paris Agreement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Road Safety Development Index : Theory, Philosophy and Practice

    Author : Ghazwan Al-Haji; Kenneth Asp; Karl-Lennart Bång; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Transport; Road Traffic; Sustainability; Road safety; European research cooperation; Civil engineering and architecture; Research on Europe; Public health science; Statistics; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This dissertation develops, presents and tests a new international tool, the so-called Road Safety Development Index (RSDI), which indicates in a comprehensive and easy way the severity of the road safety situation in a specific country and/or in comparison with other countries. There are three pillars of outcomes involved in the framework of RSDI. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing knowledge sharing of extreme weather induced impacts on land transport infrastructure : Case study of the Swedish Transport Administration

    Author : Monika Rydstedt Nyman; Lars Nyberg; Magnus Johansson; Eva Liljegren; Peter Söderholm; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; lessons learned; risk management; climate change adaptation; accident investigation method; extreme weather events; natural hazard; land transport infrastructure; maintenance; lärande; kunskapsåterföring; risk hantering; klimatanpassning; olycksutredningsmetod; naturolyckor; landtransport infrastruktur; underhåll; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : Extreme weather events and effects of climate change are threats to the transport sector’s functionality and safety. Risk management in this context implies a necessity to focus on the connection between near-term experiences and coping strategies on one hand, and long-term adaptation analyses on the other. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with adversity and vulnerability : adaptive strategies and the role of trees in Konso, Southern Ethiopia

    Author : Menfese Tadesse; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : The Konso people of Southern Ethiopia have been known for their traditional land management and conservation practices and mixed farming systems in which trees have played a central role. These practices helped them to sustain livelihoods over long period to survive in a less favored area. READ MORE