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Occupational health and safety for small and medium enterprises

Author: E Kelloway Kelloway; Cary L Cooper
Publisher: Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar, 2011.
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Occupational health and safety for small and medium enterprises.
Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar, 2011
(DLC) 2011928594
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Kelloway Kelloway; Cary L Cooper
ISBN: 9780857938701 0857938703 1848446691 9781848446694
OCLC Number: 774288777
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 200 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction: occupational health and safety in small and medium sized enterprises --
2. Obstacles, challenges and potential solutions --
3. Beyond hard hats and harnesses: how small construction companies manage safety effectively --
4. Workplace violence in small and medium sized enterprises --
5. Hidden occupational fatalities in the agricultural industry --
6. Small and medium sized enterprises: health, well-being, stress and stress management --
7. The work-family nexus and small to medium sized enterprises: implications for worker well-being --
8. Sexual harassment: a big issue for small and medium sized enterprises? --
9. Small and medium sized enterprises as healthy workplaces.
Responsibility: edited by E. Kevin Kelloway, Cary L. Cooper.

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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  Read more...

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