Search for dissertations about: "safety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2144 swedish dissertations containing the word safety.

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Christina Stave; Tore J Larsson; [2005]
    Keywords : 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;

    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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; Birgitta Höijer; Åsa Kroon Lundell; Mark Elam; [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

  5. 5. Safety and decision-making

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Niklas Möller; Sven Ove Hansson; Nils-Eric Sahlin; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; conceptual analysis; safety; risk; epstemic uncertainty; epstemic values; values in risk assessment; risk analysis; risk management; safety engineering; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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