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Säkrare arbetsmiljö på byggarbetsplatser: Hur brister på arbetsplatser borde åtgärdas för att kunna arbeta på en mer hälsosam arbetsmiljö
Halmstad University, School of Business and Engineering (SET).
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Work Environment problems on construction work sites are very extensive and discussed. The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in Sweden. The construction industry occupies about 290 000 employment (2009), and the investment was 250 billion SEK. This report will investigate the issues of the work environment and offer advice on how these can be measured and imporved. The study includes review and analyses of occupational injury statistics, interviews, inspections and audit and review of the literature. It is also includes review of work responsibilities and what the participant have the responsibilities and functions in the work environment. The results show that the construction work sites are one of the most dangerous workplaces. The statistics do not reflect reality and important factors are excluded. Work from height and managing in connection with tools are the most dangerous type of work. Work responsibilities are clear: the employer has the main responsibility for the work environment.

The Work Environment act is the basis for the regulations that Swedish work environment authority gives out. Breaking the law or regualtion may not lead to seriously consequences, because it's a long process before punishment can be divided. The issues in work environment are more extensive in small companies and human error is much due to accidents. To edge the law and give the inspectors more eligibility than they now have to improve a better working environment and safer construction sites

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 38 p.
Keyword [sv]
säkerhet på byggarbetsplatser
National Category
Construction Management
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-16812OAI: diva2:468725
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Available from: 2012-01-09 Created: 2011-12-21 Last updated: 2012-01-09Bibliographically approved

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