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Safety in machinery design and construction: Knowledge and performance

Bluff, Elizabeth


This paper examines how contextualised knowledge about safety matters shaped the performance of machinery manufacturers for three substantive safety outcomes - hazard recognition, risk control and safety information. These issues were investigated in qualitative research with 66 Australian firms that designed and constructed machinery for supply into local and international markets. The paper identifies the constituents of safety knowledge, and clarifies the relatively minor roles of regulatory...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Safety Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2014.10.011


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