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Shifting risk to the frontline: case studies in different contract working environments

McDermott, Vanessa; Henne, Kathryn; Hayes, Jan


An extensive body of safety literature and research discusses the integral role of rules and procedures in managing workplace hazards, ensuring worker safety, and safeguarding the environment. Nevertheless, organizational accidents and workplace injuries continue to occur, and individual employees often bear the brunt of responsibility. This paper examines how risk becomes shifted to individuals at the bottom of supply chains, focusing on two different groups of contract workers. Specifically,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Risk Research
DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2017.1313764


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