New roles for the OHS representatives - from employee representation to problem-solving

Peter Hasle, Rikke Seim

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    The changing role of occupational health and safety representatives (OHS reps) is studied in Danish enterprises and the results indicate that representation, and especially negotiation on behalf of colleagues, has diminished. The work environment is mainstreamed in many enterprises and it is rarely an area of conflict. The role of the OHS reps has accordingly changed to focus on solving specific problems at the workplace. Both management and colleagues consider the OHS reps as a resource who can be utilized to manage the work environment. The consequences of this development for the employees consist of both ad-vantages and disadvantages.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TitelProceedings : 11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM) & 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference
    RedaktørerOle Broberg, Nils Fallentin, Hasle Peter, Per Langaa Jensen, Anders Kabel, Mette Larsen, Weller Tina
    Udgivelses stedCopenhagen
    ForlagInternational Energy Agency, IEA
    Publikationsdato2014
    Sider685-690
    Kapitel30
    ISBN (Elektronisk)978-87-93130-13-5
    StatusUdgivet - 2014
    Begivenhed11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM); 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference: Ergonomic Challenges in the New Economy - DGI-Byen, Copenhagen, Danmark
    Varighed: 17 aug. 201420 aug. 2014
    Konferencens nummer: 11
    http://www.odam2014.org/

    Konference

    Konference11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM); 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference
    Nummer11
    LokationDGI-Byen
    LandDanmark
    ByCopenhagen
    Periode17/08/201420/08/2014
    Internetadresse

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    Problem solving
    Occupational safety and health
    Employee representation
    Work environment
    Resources
    Employees
    Work place
    Disadvantage

    Emneord

    • Safety reps
    • employee voice
    • regulation
    • occupational health and safety management

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    Hasle, P., & Seim, R. (2014). New roles for the OHS representatives - from employee representation to problem-solving. I O. Broberg, N. Fallentin, H. Peter, P. L. Jensen, A. Kabel, M. Larsen, & W. Tina (red.), Proceedings: 11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM) & 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference (s. 685-690). Copenhagen: International Energy Agency, IEA.
    Hasle, Peter ; Seim, Rikke. / New roles for the OHS representatives - from employee representation to problem-solving. Proceedings: 11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM) & 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference. red. / Ole Broberg ; Nils Fallentin ; Hasle Peter ; Per Langaa Jensen ; Anders Kabel ; Mette Larsen ; Weller Tina. Copenhagen : International Energy Agency, IEA, 2014. s. 685-690
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    Hasle, P & Seim, R 2014, New roles for the OHS representatives - from employee representation to problem-solving. i O Broberg, N Fallentin, H Peter, PL Jensen, A Kabel, M Larsen & W Tina (red), Proceedings: 11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM) & 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference. International Energy Agency, IEA, Copenhagen, s. 685-690, 11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM); 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference, Copenhagen, Danmark, 17/08/2014.

    New roles for the OHS representatives - from employee representation to problem-solving. / Hasle, Peter; Seim, Rikke.

    Proceedings: 11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM) & 46th Annual Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES) Conference. red. / Ole Broberg; Nils Fallentin; Hasle Peter; Per Langaa Jensen; Anders Kabel; Mette Larsen; Weller Tina. Copenhagen : International Energy Agency, IEA, 2014. s. 685-690.

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