Analysis of Safety Performance in State and Sector Wise in India by Using TOPSIS

S.V.S. Raja Prasad, P. Venkata Chalapathi
2014 Research Journal of Applied Sciences Engineering and Technology  
The Factories Act, 1948 is a labor welfare legislation which was enacted in India with an objective to provide safe and healthy work environment to workers. The occupiers are responsible for strict compliance of the Act, to protect the workers against occupational hazards. The information on occupational accidents in India is available up to the year 2010 only. In this study the data of safety and health information is analyzed for eighteen states in India basing on latest information for the
more » ... formation for the year 2010.The country wide information helps to compare different states in identifying improvements in safety performance. State and Sector wise data was also analyzed for the year 2010 by using Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to an Ideal Solution. Results of the analysis are useful to guide framing policies, amendments and decision making to improve safety performance.
doi:10.19026/rjaset.7.831 fatcat:tejh4fni55gmvipo4cc3nzlzcm