Determinantes de la gestión de la seguridad laboral en las empresas españolas

  1. Fernández Muñiz, Beatriz
  2. Montes Peón, José Manuel
  3. Vázquez Ordás, Camilo José
Economía industrial

ISSN: 0422-2784

Year of publication: 2011

Issue Title: Industria española e influencia del entorno internacional

Issue: 380

Pages: 133-142

Type: Article

More publications in: Economía industrial


Managing health and safety risks in an integrated way with the operations of the organization has been of increasing importance in recent years. This approach reduces accident rates, reducing losses and improves the firm's productivity. However, very little attention has been paid to analyse the organizational factors that favour or limit the implementation of the safety management system in firms. In an attempt to address this gap in the literature, the present study focuses on the identification of the characteristics of the organization that encourage the development of this system. The results show that several factors, as firm's size, previous experience on quality and environmental management or internationalisation, among others, have a positive influence on safety management system.

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