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Document ID (ISN)76747
CIS number 01-769
ISBN(s) 0-08-043413-4
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Frick K., Langaa Jensen P., Quinlan M., Wilthagen T.
Title Systematic occupational health and safety management: Perspectives on an international development
Bibliographic information Elsevier Science Ltd., The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1GB, United Kingdom, 2000. xxi, 527p. Approx. 890 ref. Index. Price: USD 105.00; EUR 91.21.
Abstract This book examines the origins, development and application of occupational safety and health management (OSHM) and contains contributions from leading international experts which provide an international perspective on the effectiveness in managing ill-health at work. It also examines the impact of recent changes in economic, labour market, organizational and regulatory structures. Main topics covered: politics and strategies to promote systematic OSHM; applicability of OSHM in changing labour markets and business structures; implementation in 4 member states of the European Union, Norway, the UK and Canada, and effects; integrating OSHM into business and management development.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; plant safety and health organization; international cooperation
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; small enterprises; Norway; Canada; workers' participation; legal aspects; European Communities; human behaviour; economic aspects; United Kingdom
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia; Denmark; Netherlands; Sweden
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Workers' participation