Occupational Health and Safety for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.

THE NATURE OF THE PROBLEMIDENTIFYING BEST PRACTICES: THE CURRENT VOLUMEOUTLINE OF THIS VOLUMEREFERENCESObstacles, challenges and potential solutionsOBSTACLES AND CHALLENGES FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESSAFETY CULTURE AND SAFETY CLIMATE IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESCHALLENGES FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SAFETY CLIMATEManagement Commitment to SafetyEfficacy of Safety Management SystemsWork Environment: Hazards and Risk ManagementPOTENTIAL SOLUTIONS: DEVELOPMENT OF SAFETY CULTUREDirect Cultural Change: Changing Norms and AttitudesChanging to an Informed Culture: Communication and FeedbackChanging from the Top: Safety LeadershipCONCLUSIONSREFERENCESBeyond hard hats and harnesses: how small construction companies manage safety effectivelyUNIQUE FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SAFETY IN SMALL COMPANIESDIFFERENCES BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW ACCIDENT COMPANIESMETHODPhase I: Interview ProtocolPhase II: Identifying High and Low Injury Rate CompaniesPhase III: InterviewsRESULTSDemographicComparison between High and Low Claim CompaniesDISCUSSIONLimitations and Future ResearchImplications for Small CompaniesCONCLUSIONSNOTESREFERENCESWorkplace violence in small and medium sized enterprisesDEFINING WORKPLACE AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCETHE PREVALENCE OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCEThe Accuracy of Prevalence EstimatesSampling limitationsInconsistent definitions and operationalizationsPrevalence EstimatesUS prevalence dataNova Scotia Stress SurveyStatistics Canada Victimization StudySOURCES OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCEThe Cal OSHA FrameworkPrevalence by SourceOccupational Risk FactorsGenderAgeViolence in Small BusinessINTERVENTIONSType I ViolenceIncreasing visibilityReducing rewardsTarget hardeningEffectiveness of CPTEDType II ViolenceEnvironmental strategiesOrganizational/administrative strategiesBehavioral/interpersonal strategiesCONCLUSION: WORKPLACE VIOLENCE IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESNOTEREFERENCESHidden occupational fatalities in the agricultural industrySUICIDE IN THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRYRISK FACTORS OF SUICIDEEXPOSURE TO FARM STRESSORSEXPOSURES TO ORGANOPHOSPHATE PESTICIDESADDRESSING THE HIDDEN OCCUPATIONAL FATALITIESACKNOWLEDGEMENTSREFERENCESSmall and medium sized enterprises: health, well-being, stress and stress managementWHY SHOULD SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES PAY ATTENTION TO HEALTH, WELL-BEING AND STRESS?STRESS MANAGEMENTSTRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT: FROM LARGE COMPANY TO SMECAUSES OF STRESS IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESSELF EMPLOYED OWNER-MANAGERSIMPACT OF RECESSION AND ECONOMIC CLIMATEREGULATIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE TO SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESWHAT SHOULD SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES DO ABOUT STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT?HEALTH AND WELL-BEING RESOURCESSUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONREFERENCESThe work-family nexus and small to medium sized enterprises: implications for worker well-beingANTECEDENTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF WORK- LIFE BALANCETime DemandsDependentsHealth and Well-BeingWork PerformanceENHANCING WORK-LIFE BALANCE WITHIN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED COMPANIESENTREPRENEURS AND THE WORK-FAMILY NEXUSCONCLUSIONSREFERENCESSexual harassment: a big issue for small and medium sized enterprises?WHAT IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT?SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESA Cautionary NoteSEXUAL HARASSMENT CLIMATEClimate for Sexual Harassment and SMEsSME climate for sexual harassment: incidence and effectsSME climate for sexual harassment: target copingSME climate for sexual harassment: bystander interventionWORKFORCE COMPOSITION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESBlurring the Boundaries: SME Workforce Composition and Harassment Spillover‘Family’ Loyalties: SME Workforce Composition and Whistle-BlowingRECOMMENDATIONSDevelop and Implement Policies, Procedures, and Practices to Limit Sexual Harassment in SMEsEnsure Leaders are Adequately Trained to Deal with Sexual HarassmentCollect Data on Organizational SizeCONCLUSIONNOTEREFERENCESSmall and medium sized enterprises as healthy workplacesDEFINING HEALTHY WORKPLACESHEALTHY WORKPLACE MODELSSummaryTHE IMPACT OF HEALTHY WORKPLACESWorkplace Characteristics: Physical and Psychosocial HealthSMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESHEALTHY WORKPLACE COMPONENTS IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESHealth and Safety in the Work EnvironmentA Culture of Support, Respect and FairnessInterpersonal RelationshipsEmployee Involvement and DevelopmentWork Content and CharacteristicsWork-Life BalanceFAMILY BUSINESSES: A SPECIAL CASE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZES ENTERPRISESHEALTHY WORKPLACES AS A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISESDISCUSSIONCONCLUDING REMARKSREFERENCES
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