|Document ID (ISN)||109232|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||How a health and safety management training program may improve the working environment in small- and medium-sized companies
||Mar. 2008, Vol.50, No.3, p.263-271. 38 ref.
||The objective of this controlled intervention study was to investigate the effects of a two-year training programme in occupational safety and health (OSH) management for managers of small- and medium-sized companies. A total of 113 managers of motor vehicle repair garages participated in the training and another 113 garage managers served as a comparison group. The intervention involved participation by managers in four one-day OSH training seminars over a period of two years. The effects were measured using questionnaires sent before and after the intervention to the managers and blue-collar workers at the garages. The intervention group managers reported significantly greater improvement of their OSH management system than the managers in the comparison group.
||small enterprises; Norway; safety and health training; vehicle repair and servicing; plant safety and health organization; work organization
||subjective assessment; questionnaire survey; role of management; programme evaluation; case-control study
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Norway|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Small and medium-sized enterprises