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Occupational accidents in Swedish construction trades
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Humans and technology.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6063-3817
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Humans and technology.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4314-7032
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Humans and technology.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8061-7208
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Humans and technology.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6585-6622
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2021 (English)In: International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, ISSN 1080-3548, E-ISSN 2376-9130, Vol. 27, no 2, p. 552-561Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to anazlye accidents occurring in the Swedish construction industry focusing specifically on the situation in the individual trades. The article includes all occupational accidents with at least one day of absence from work that were reported to the Swedish Social Insurance Agency for the year of 2016. The results, focusing on accident cause, injured body parts, as well as accidents per weekday, month and age, show that although the trades share commonalities regarding occupational accidents a number of trade-specific problem areas stand out. With this in mind, conclusions are drawn regarding the situation in each respective trade and suggestions are made for future studies focusing on accidents in construction industry trades.

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Taylor & Francis, 2021. Vol. 27, no 2, p. 552-561
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construction industry, occupational accidents, occupational safety
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Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
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Human Work Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-73504DOI: 10.1080/10803548.2019.1598123ISI: 000469551600001PubMedID: 30939999Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85065406335OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-73504DiVA, id: diva2:1303089
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Validerad;2021;Nivå 2;2021-05-25 (johcin)

Available from: 2019-04-08 Created: 2019-04-08 Last updated: 2023-09-05Bibliographically approved

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