Safety Politics and Risk Perceptions in Malaysian Industry

  title={Safety Politics and Risk Perceptions in Malaysian Industry},
  author={Arne Wangel},
The thesis concerns risk and safety in manufacturing companies in a developing country. Risk and safety is viewed as integral to the social relations between management and labour. The Malaysian case presents a historical conjuncture of this conflict theme, which is very different from that of its Western genesis. On this basis, the primary objective of the thesis is defined as an effort to escape the established codification of work hazards and to trace how perceptions of risk at work are… CONTINUE READING