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Impact of Technical, Organizational and Human Factors on Accident Rate of Small-Sized Enterprises

Published Online: 21 May 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 29 (2021) - Issue 2 (June 2021)
Page range: 139 - 144
Received: 01 Sep 2020
Accepted: 01 Feb 2021
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
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2450-5781
First Published
30 Mar 2017
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4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The paper focuses on the analysis of the impact of technical, organizational and human factors on accident rate in small-sized enterprises. The research was carried out using the authors’ questionnaire. The results were verified using the method of direct interview with elements of observation. The results were compared with the trends prevailing in enterprises of EU countries. The respondents, i.e. production company workers, indicate technical factors as those which most significantly affect the occurrence of accidents at work. However, the assessment of the factors changes with the age of the respondents. Older workers, more often than younger employees, indicate the ones related to man or work organization as the most important factors affecting accidents at work and, consequently, the level of occupational safety. The presented results are a part of a larger whole project the authors of this paper are working on.

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