Workplace injuries are common, avoidable, and unacceptable. The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention efforts, intervening only when necessary to maintain standard legitimacy. Barnetson sheds light on this faulty system, highlighting the way in which employers create dangerous work environments yet pour billions of dollars into compensation and treatment. Examining this dynamic clarifies the way in which production costs are passed on to workers in the form of workplace injuries.They noted a decline on lost- time claims over time, with the proportion of manual jobs in each industry being associated with the claim rate. ... (Edmonton: Alberta Employment and Immigration, 2008); AEI, Annual Workplace Safety Statistics Show Mixed Results (Edmonton: Alberta ... 127 W. Baer, aWorkplace health and safety update, a presentation at the Petroleum industry Annual Safety Seminar.
|Title||:||The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada|
|Publisher||:||Athabasca University Press - 2010|