Workers' perception of chemical risks: a focus group study.

  title={Workers' perception of chemical risks: a focus group study.},
  author={Ramona Hambach and Philippe Mairiaux and Guido Francois and Lutgart A Braeckman and Alain Balsat and Guido Van Hal and Chantal Vandoorne and P Van royen and Marc van Sprundel},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  volume={31 2},
Workers' perceptions with respect to health and safety at work are rarely taken into account when considering the development of prevention programs. The aim of this study was to explore workers' perceptions of chemical risks at the workplace, in order to investigate the prerequisites for a workplace health program. A qualitative study was conducted involving seven focus groups of 5-10 participants (blue-collar workers) each. All groups were homogeneous in terms of sex, work status, language… CONTINUE READING

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