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Document ID (ISN)72548
CIS number 99-429
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santé
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lévesque G., Berthelette D.
Title The effects of the Quebec occupational health program on the elimination of dangers at the source
Original title Les effets du programme québécois de santé au travail sur l'élimination des sources de danger [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1998, Vol.14, No.1, p.S-6-S-10. 12 réf.
Internet access 99-429.pdf [in French]
Abstract Mandatory occupational health programmes provided by public health agencies in Quebec are evaluated. Interactions between the number of services provided by local health teams, and (1) the value attributed to the primary prevention of occupational injuries by the firm's management, and (2) the length of service of the firm's occupational health and safety committee are positively associated with the number of measures implemented by the firms to eliminate the dangers at source. However, the low response rate decreases the statistical power of the study. Results indicate that outcomes of the programmes are associated with the programme process as well as with the implementation environment of the programme. Topics: health programmes; implementation of control measures; legislation; plant safety and health organization; programme evaluation; Quebec; safety programmes.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; plant safety and health organization; safety programmes; Quebec
Descriptors (secondary) implementation of control measures; legislation; programme evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Workplace health promotion