Surveillance on Self-report: A Trial of Health and Safety Monitoring in Occupational Settings

M. N. Haque
2000 Occupational Medicine  
A method for monitoring health and safety in the workplace, referred to as 'surveillance on self-report', is presented. This occupational health and safety monitoring method consists of a collection of data on certain aspects of health and safety obtained by dispensing seif-administered questionnaires to employees or managers and supervisors in workplaces, and administering regular feedback on the responses. Based on the responses, a continual monitoring and improvement on certain aspects of
more » ... rtain aspects of health and safety were possible in two workplaces in New Zealand. This study has shown a methodology for the surveillance of hazard control and monitoring, injuries and illnesses, and organizational policies in occupational settings.
doi:10.1093/occmed/50.3.182 pmid:10912361 fatcat:ucoo7iyiirdjhmnte3ibo4zmpi