Occupational health and safety for small and medium enterprises

Small and medium sized enterprises constitute the vast majority of businesses in most developed economies. Although a large number of people are employed in such organizations, research and practice in occupational health and safety has largely ignored the unique challenges of this sector. In this h...

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Main Author: Cooper, Cary L.
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Kelloway, E. Kelloway
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2011
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Small and medium sized enterprises constitute the vast majority of businesses in most developed economies. Although a large number of people are employed in such organizations, research and practice in occupational health and safety has largely ignored the unique challenges of this sector. In this highly relevant book, international experts in the field summarize existing knowledge and identify the best practices for enhancing occupational health and safety in small and medium sized enterprises. The authors specifically identify solutions that are appropriate for small businesses
1. Introduction : occupational health and safety in small and medium sized enterprises / E. Kevin Kelloway and Cary L. Cooper -- 2. Obstacles, challenges and potential solutions / Sharon Clarke -- 3. Beyond hard hats and harnesses : how small construction companies manage safety effectively / Mark Fleming and Natasha Scott -- 4. Workplace violence in small and medium sized enterprises / E. Kevin Kelloway and Michael Teed -- 5. Hidden occupational fatalities in the agricultural industry / Peter Y. Chen and Lorann Stallones -- 6. Small and medium sized enterprises : health, well-being, stress and stress management / Sheena Johnson -- 7. The work-family nexus and small to medium sized enterprises : implications for worker well-being / Michael P. O'Driscoll, Paula Brough and Jarrod Haar -- 8. Sexual harassment : a big issue for small and medium sized enterprises? / Angela M. Dionisi and Julian Barling -- 9. Small and medium sized enterprises as healthy workplaces / Arla Day
Physical Description:vi, 200 p ill
ISBN:9780857938701
9781848446694