Workplaces: Safety, Social Implications and Expectations


Brandon R. Odom (Editor)
Bonnie Witt (Editor)

Series: Business Issues, Competition and Entrepreneurship, Safety and Risk in Society
BISAC: BUS097000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the safety and social issues in the workplace. Topics discussed include the organizational factors influencing the return to work process for injured workers; bullying in the workplace and organizational safety; the evaluation of a drug-free workplace program; improving the ergonomics of the workplace to enhance productivity and safety; and building effective relationships in the workplace. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Organizational Factors Influencing the Return to Work Process for Injured Workers: Using Social Theory to Inform Practice
(Erica Southgate, Carole James, Maya Guest, Ashley Kable, Darren Rivett, Joanna Bohatko-Naismith, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia, and others)

Bullying as an Organizational Safety Issue: Do Different Types of Bullying Lead to Different Litigated Outcomes?
(Helen LaVan, Yvette P. Lopez, Wm. Marty Martin, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Enhancing Workplace Safety: Evaluation of a Drug-Free Workplace Program
(Diana M. Doumas, Marianne King, Beau Lachance, Institute for the Study of Addiction, Department of Counselor Education, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA, and others)

Improving the Ergonomics of the Workplace to Enhance Productivity and Safety
(Maria Pia Cavatorta, Massimo DiPardo, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and others)*

Building Effective Relationships in the Workplace
(Larry Forman, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, USA)*


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