Search for dissertations about: "safety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2297 swedish dissertations containing the word safety.

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

    Author : Malin Mattson; Johnny Hellgren; Ingemar Torbiörn; Magnus Sverke; Gudela Grote; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Psychology; psykologi;

    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

    Author : Christina Stave; Tore J Larsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accident prevention; Occupation; Risk; Perception; Safety; Food; Industry; V Medicine; V Medicine; Oha Labour and labour market; Oha Labour and labour market; 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. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Safety and decision-making

    Author : Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Nils-Eric Sahlin; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; conceptual analysis; safety; risk; epstemic uncertainty; epstemic values; values in risk assessment; risk analysis; risk management; safety engineering; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Safety is an important topic for a wide range of disciplines, such as engineering, economics, sociology, psychology, political science and philosophy, and plays a central role in risk analysis and risk management. The aim of this thesis is to develop a concept of safety that is relevant for decision-making, and to elucidate its consequences for risk and safety research and practices. READ MORE