An empirical exploration of the presence of HRO safety principles across the health care sector and construction industry in Norway
18-Jul-2017 12:00:00 AM
|Title:||An empirical exploration of the presence of HRO safety principles across the health care sector and construction industry in Norway|
|Research group:||Arbeidsliv, næringsliv og sikkerhet (Work and Safety)|
|Published by:||Elsevier Ltd, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925753516304027|
Adverse events occur in one-third of all hospital admissions, and the construction industry has one of the highest accident rates across all industries. This background highlights the criticality of researching principles that can enhance current safety organization and practices in both sectors. Accordingly, this article explores whether, and to what degree, different HRO safety principles can be found in the health care sector and the construction industry in Norway.