Regulating Workplace Safety: systems and sanctions

Gunningham, Neil & Johnstone, Richard (1999) Regulating Workplace Safety: systems and sanctions. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

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Abstract

Drawing from experience internationally, on recent and important developments in regulatory theory, and upon models and approaches constructed during the author's empirical research, this book addresses the question: how can law influence the internal self-regulation of organisations in order to make them more responsive to occupational health and safety concerns? In this context, it is argued that Occupational Health and Safety management systems have the potential to stimulate models of self-organisation within firms in such a way as to make them self-reflective and to encourage informal self-critical reflection about their occupational health and safety performance.

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ID Code: 78165
Item Type: Book
Keywords: Industrial safety -- Law and legislation., Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation., Industrial safety., Industrial hygiene.
ISBN: 0198268246
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 Oxford University Press
Deposited On: 26 Nov 2014 05:36
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2015 03:38

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