Building a strong foundation for occupational health and safety: Action research in the workplace.

  title={Building a strong foundation for occupational health and safety: Action research in the workplace.},
  author={Judith A Daltuva and Katherine R King and Melina K Williams and Thomas G. Robins},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={52 8},
BACKGROUND Action research (AR) holds promise as a method to improve occupational health and safety. METHODS This case study explores the challenges and accomplishments during the first 6 months of an AR occupational health and safety committee at a manufacturing facility. RESULTS Critical steps in the formative phase of the AR project included: (1) addressing differing power levels and perceived ownership of management and production committee members; (2) developing a collaborative… CONTINUE READING

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