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State of the art and challenges for occupational health and safety performance evaluation tools

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Jemai, H., Badri, A. et Ben Fredj, N. (2021). State of the art and challenges for occupational health and safety performance evaluation tools. Safety, 7 (3). p. 64. ISSN 2313-576X DOI 10.3390/safety7030064

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In industrialized nations, occupational health and safety (OHS) has been a growing concern in many businesses for at least two decades. Legislation, regulation, and standards have been developed in order to provide organizations with a framework for practicing accident and illness prevention and placing worker well-being at the center of production system design. However, the occurrence of several accidents continues to show that OHS performance evaluation is subject to interpretation. In this review of the literature, we outline the scope of current research on OHS status and performance evaluation and comment on the suitability of the instruments being proposed for field use. This study is based on a keyword-based bibliographical search in the largest scientific databases and OHS-related websites, which allowed us to identify 15 OHS performance evaluation tools. Our principal conclusion is that researchers in the field have shown little interest in generalizing the instruments of OHS performance evaluation and that none of the 15 tools examined is properly applicable to any real organization outside of the sector of activity, economic scale, and jurisdiction for which it was designed.

Type de document: Article
Mots-clés libres: Occupational health and safety Performance evaluation tools Performance indicators Performance measurement Performance tools Evaluation tools INRPME
Date de dépôt: 21 déc. 2022 16:56
Dernière modification: 21 déc. 2022 16:56
Version du document déposé: Version officielle de l'éditeur
URI: https://depot-e.uqtr.ca/id/eprint/10309

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