A cross-sectional case study was performed in a large company producing electro-mechanical products for industrial application. The objectives were: (i) to study the product development process and the role of key actors', (ii) to identify current practice on integrating occupational safety and health into the development process, especially the efforts and attitudes of design and production engineers', and (iii) to identify key actors'reflections on how to improve this integration. The study was based on qualitative as well as quantitative methods including interviews, questionnaires and studies of documents. A questionnaire regarding product development tasks and occupational safety and health were distributed to 30 design and production engineers. A total of 27 completed the questionnaire corresponding to a response rate of 90 per cent.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings XIVth World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health|
|Place of Publication||Madrid|
|Publisher||Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Hygiene en el Trabajo|
|Publication status||Published - 1996|
|Event||XIV World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health - Madrid, Spain|
Duration: 22 Apr 1996 → 26 Apr 1996
|Conference||XIV World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health|
|Period||22/04/1996 → 26/04/1996|
Broberg, O. (1996). Improving occupational safety and health by integration into product development. In Proceedings XIVth World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health (pp. 171-172). Madrid: Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Hygiene en el Trabajo.