Search for dissertations about: "safety construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 swedish dissertations containing the words safety construction.

  1. 1. Safety leadership in the construction industry : Managing safety at Swedish and Danish construction sites

    Author : Martin Grill; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  2. 2. Constructing Safety - Workplace Safety in Construction Industry with Emphasis on Safety Climate and Empirical Base in a Large Construction Project

    Author : Susanna Larsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; safety climate; safety performance; safety behaviour; psychological climate; accident precention; organisational climate; occupational safety; construction industry;

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  3. 3. Safety in the making : studies on the discursive construction of risk and safety in the chemical industry

    Author : Joel Rasmussen; Birgitta Höijer; Åsa Kroon Lundell; Mark Elam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; safety; risk; occupational health and safety; organizations; chemical industry; discourse; discursive practices; discursive strategies; power; governmentality; responsibilization; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Media and communication studies; 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. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    Author : Urban Persson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction works; assessment model; sustainability; Management;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decision Analysis in Fire Safety Engineering - Analysing Investments in Fire Safety

    Author : Henrik Tehler; Avdelningen för Brandteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Safety technology; Byggnadsteknik; Building construction; investment appraisal; epistemic uncertainties; fire safety; Decision analysis; risk analysis; Säkerhetsteknik;

    Abstract : The application of decision analytical methods to the evaluation of investments in fire safety was investigated, particularly with the aim of being able to suggest a method for analysing a specific investment in fire safety for a specific factory. Attention was directed above all at the handling of cases of large epistemic uncertainty regarding both probabilities and utilities, Bayesian decision theory serving as a basis for the development of the method. READ MORE