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Safety in machinery design and construction: Performance for substantive safety outcomes

Bluff, Elizabeth


This paper presents the findings of qualitative research which examined how manufacturers addressed safety matters in the course of designing and constructing machinery, and the factors shaping their responses. This topic was investigated in 66 Australian firms that supplied machinery into local and international markets. Based on in-depth interviews, observation of machinery and review of documentation, firm performance was evaluated for three substantive safety outcomes - hazard recognition...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Safety Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2014.02.005


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