Search for dissertations about: "Work sciences and ergonomics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 116 swedish dissertations containing the words Work sciences and ergonomics.

  1. 1. Prerequisites and Possibilities for Manufacturing Companies to Prioritize and Manage Occupational Health and Safety

    Author : Hasse Nordlöf; Ragnar Westerling; Birgitta Wiitavaara; Katarina Wijk; Ann-Beth Antonsson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Legislation demands that health and safety of humans at work must be secured. Today, far from every company has a functioning systematic management of occupational health and safety (OHS) in place to fulfill its legal obligations. Instead, other day-to-day tasks appear to have greater priority. READ MORE

  2. 2. Change agents and use of visual management tools in care process redesign : Implications on working conditions for operative managers and healthcare professionals

    Author : Anna Williamsson; Lotta Dellve; Anette Karltun; Andrea Eriksson; Kjellström Sofia; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Swedish healthcare has been subject to change efforts to increase efficiency in care processes. In the 2000-2010’s lean production has influenced healthcare with change approaches such as visual management tools to increase patient flows and efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Co-Creators of Scope of Action : An exploration of the dynamic relationship between people, IT, and work in a nursing context

    Author : Veronica Köhler; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Datateknik; Computer engineering; Computer and Systems Science; Data och Systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Information Technology (IT) is today widespread in our work places, in our spare time and in our society overall. Implementations of IT in organizations come with high expectations on effectiveness, revenue, smoother work processes and so on. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Safe Collaborative Assembly With Large Industrial Robots

    Author : Varun Gopinath; Kerstin Johansen; Johan Ölvander; Micael Derelöv; Michael Hofbaur; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : This thesis pertains to industrial safety in relation to human-robot collaboration. The aim is to enhance understanding of the nature of systems where large industrial robots collaborate with humans to complete assembly tasks. This understanding may support development and safe operations of future collaborative systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ergonomics Infrastructure - An Organizational Roadmap to Improved Production Ergonomics

    Author : Cecilia Berlin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Production Ergonomics; Organizational Ergonomics; Organizational Relations; Sociotechnical Systems; Qualitative research; Proactive Ergonomics; Macroergonomics;

    Abstract : Improving production ergonomics is a pursuit common to many companies in different industrial sectors. At the core is an aspiration to eliminate risks for work-related musculo-skeletal disorders (MSDs), but modern views on ergonomics have evolved the discipline from a purely physiological, instrumental concern to an organizational, holistic systems-performance discipline (macroergonomics). READ MORE