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Managing work health and safety : recent developments and future directions

Gallagher, Clare and Underhill, Elsa 2012, Managing work health and safety : recent developments and future directions, Asia pacific journal of human resources, vol. 50, pp. 227-244.

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Title Managing work health and safety : recent developments and future directions
Author(s) Gallagher, Clare
Underhill, ElsaORCID iD for Underhill, Elsa orcid.org/0000-0002-3931-2867
Journal name Asia pacific journal of human resources
Volume number 50
Start page 227
End page 244
Total pages 18
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2012
ISSN 1038-4111
1744-7941
Keyword(s) occupational health and safety management systems
precarious emyment
psychosocial risks
Summary Effective management of occupational health and safety ( OHS) continues to pose a challenge to many organisations. While significant advancement has occurred in knowledge about traditional workplace risks, organisational and labour market changes have created new risks, psychosocial risks are more prevalent, and the trend towards the adoption of OHS management systems has produced only mixed results. These issues are the focus of this review of recent developments in workplace health and safety. We argue there is a need for organisations to refocus systematically on a collaborative approach to identifying and controlling workplace risks, and on improving the integration of OHS into broader systems and every day management to better meet existing and future OHS challenges.
Language eng
Field of Research 150303 Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
Socio Economic Objective 920505 Occupational Health
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2012, Australian Human Resources Institute
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30045020

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