Search for dissertations about: "Safety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2026 swedish dissertations containing the word Safety.

  1. 1. Promoting safety in organizations The role of leadership and managerial practices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Malin Mattson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transformational leadership; transactional leadership; safety-specific leadership; workplace safety; injuries; accidents; safety compliance; safety initiative; organizational citizenship behavior; communication; incident reporting; patient safety; incentive program; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Workplace accidents and injuries are a growing problem for organizations in Sweden as well as in many other countries. As a consequence, improving workplace safety has become an area of increasing concern for employers and politicians as well as researchers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Safety as a process : From risk perception to safety activity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Christina Stave; [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; accident; safety behaviour; risk perception.; intervention; Keywords: occupational injury;

    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

  3. 3. Constructing Safety: Influence of Safety Climate and Psychological Climate on Safety Behaviour in Construction Industry

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Susanna Larsson; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; safety performance; safety climate; organisational climate; construction industry; safety behaviour; occuopational safety; accident prevention; psychological climate;

    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 leadership in the construction industry Managing safety at Swedish and Danish construction sites

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Martin Grill; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; occupational safety; safety leadership; construction manager; participative leadership; rule-oriented leadership; transformational leadership; transactional leadership; passive leadership; safety climate;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify and describe essential components of safety leadership behavior in the construction industry in Sweden and Denmark. The methods used were semi-structured interviews, cross-sectional and longitudinal questionnaire studies, and behavioral observations. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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