Power and Influence: Examining the Communication Pathways that Impact on Safety in the Workplace
CCH Australia LTD
Computing, Health and Science
Psychology and Social Science, Social Justice Research Centre
This article examines the communication pathways that impact on safety in the civil construction industry in Western Australia. The data provided for this article represent the second phase of a PhD study exploring the management values in action that permeate the workplace culture and influence the daily practices of people working in this industry. This phase of the study examined the data collected in 2006 from 50 interviews with CEOs, OHS managers, supervisors, injured employees, and the supporting, training and legislative bodies that govern the civil construction industry. The study examines the complex and conflicting discourses that influence workplace safety, and demonstrates that communication is a critical determinant of safety in organisations
This document is currently not available here.