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Document ID (ISN)62935
CIS number 94-1615
ISBN(s) 0-87546-186-7(cloth); 0-87546-187-5 (paper)
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wokutch R.E.
Title Worker protection, Japanese style: Occupational safety and health in the auto industry
Bibliographic information ILR Press, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-3901, USA, 1992. xiv, 263p. Illus. 171 ref. Index. Price: USD 39.00 (cloth), USD 18.95 (paper).
Abstract This book is a report on a research study that investigated the difference between Japanese and other types of management, especially in the USA, as they applied to OSH. Major topics: the environmental context for OSH activities in Japan; the safety and health system in Japan; OSH in a Japanese automobile factory and its US subsidiary; the work injury and illness experiences of Japan and the USA; conclusions and recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; motor vehicle industry; Japan; USA
Descriptors (secondary) report; comparative analysis; safety and health organization; role of management
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry