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Safety and Health Competence : A Guide for Cultures of Prevention, Hardback Book

Safety and Health Competence : A Guide for Cultures of Prevention Hardback

Edited by Ulrike (Institute for Work and Health (IAG) of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) Bollmann, George Boustras

Part of the The Interface of Safety and Security series

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Global and technological transformation is changing work and learning.

A broader understanding of prevention and cultural change associated with it is putting new demands on companies and their employees.

People and organizations need suitable competences to deal with this transformation.

They need to be empowered to shape decent living and working conditions.

Safety and Health Competence: A Guide for Cultures of Prevention is written in the context of work and health.

The use of a social-constructive and a context sensitive approach to competence in occupational safety and health is new and forms a theoretical basis for putting into place the necessary learning processes for cultural transformation in companies and educational institutions. Covers a broad range of new demands placed on companies and employees in this age of global and technological transformationProvides assistance with a better understanding of the current debate on occupational safety and health (OSH) competencesPresents a comprehensive source of information for OSH experts, human resource specialists, educational institutions, training development specialists, teachers, and trainers, allowing them to identify competence needs, promote competence development, and assess competencesExplains what the concept culture of prevention meansOffers real-life examples that will appeal to practitioners

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