Managing Occupational Health and Safety

Managing Occupational Health and Safety

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This book encourages a more holistic, multidisciplinary and participative understanding of, and approach to, managing OHS by bringing together the various social science, medical, ergonomic and other perspectives on occupational health. This edition focuses on the current debates over policies and practices.Unfortunately, the term is generally used without qualification to refer to a diverse array of work schedules (Akerstedt, 1988; Kogi, 1985). ... There has recently been a marked growth in the use of 12-hour shifts in the Australian mining and petrochemical industries. ... Rosters requiring many consecutive days at work are characteristic of an emerging form of work organisation known as a#39;long distanceanbsp;...

Title:Managing Occupational Health and Safety
Author:Philip Bohle, Michael Quinlan
Publisher:Macmillan Education AU - 2000


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