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Document ID (ISN)107753
CIS number 08-39
ISBN(s) 92-9088-164-X
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pucci F.
Title Organizational learning and occupational training in risk management
Original title Aprendizaje organizacional y formación profesional para la gestión del riesgo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2004. 267p. 78 ref. Price: USD 18.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract Risk management involves a process of both social and institutional learning. For the measurement of uncertainty, it is not possible to count on established models of behaviour, each situation requiring the development of a model based on the specific mechanisms and attitudes. The central thesis of this publication is that an analysis based on organizational safety cultures can yield useful information for risk management. The approach is illustrated using the examples of two specific cases in Uruguay: the construction sector and a health care organization.
Descriptors (primary) Uruguay; plant safety and health organization; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; case study; health care personnel; human behaviour; construction industry; ILO
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO; Uruguay
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation