Employee Health and Safety: Questions and Concerns Research Proposal by cee-cee

Employee Health and Safety: Questions and Concerns
A research proposal to investigate the reasons why employees place the importance of work over their own health and safety.
# 106992 | 3,081 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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Description:

This paper presents a proposal to research the fact that both psychologically and physically unhealthy conditions are still reported in the workplace despite the increased focus on employee well-being in the business world. The author intends to focus on three specific work areas notorious for their unsafe conditions and frequent lack of adequate safety standards: the office environment, construction industry, and the cockle picking industry. The researcher will collect both theoretical data from the Internet, the press and books, and practical data from health and safety professionals as well as from the targeted work areas. The objectives of the study are to arrive at a deeper understanding of the underlying factors relating to a lack of safety awareness by individuals in the workplace, and to suggest ways to empower individuals for greater well-being both in their work and general lives.

Outline:
Synopsis
Subject of Investigation
Design and Methodology
Aims and Objectives of the Study
Preliminary Literature Analysis
Professional Relevance of the Study
Time Plan

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Health & Safety Executive. 2004. "Your health, your safety: A guide for workers". HSE 27, Nov, 2004. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse27.pdf
  • Health & Safety Executive. 2006. "Workplace health, safety and welfare: A short guide for managers." HSE, Sept, 2006. www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg244.pdf
  • Health & Safety Executive. 2007. "Whistleblowing". http://www.hse.gov.uk/workers/whistleblowing.htm
  • Marston, Paul. 2006. "Morecambe Bay...more lives could be lost." Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, News Centre, 28 March, 2006. http://www.iosh.co.uk/index.cfm?go=news.release&id=270
  • Skews, David. 2003. "Escalating Cost of Health & Safety". Health and Safety News, Feb. 2003. http://www.edp-uk.com/newsletters/healthsafetycosts.htm

Cite this Research Proposal:

APA Format

Employee Health and Safety: Questions and Concerns (2008, August 18) Retrieved October 24, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/research-proposal/employee-health-and-safety-questions-and-concerns-106992/

MLA Format

"Employee Health and Safety: Questions and Concerns" 18 August 2008. Web. 24 October. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/research-proposal/employee-health-and-safety-questions-and-concerns-106992/>

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