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Evaluation of the occupational safety management system: literature review

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.8, No. 5)

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Page : 449-454

Keywords : Integrated Risks Management; Informal Small & Medium Enterprise; Risk Implementation; Risk Management; Smartpls;

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Safety at work is a widely disseminated subject throughout the world, at various stages, regardless of the size of the organization because it is related to social responsibility and the well-being of employees and their families. The objective of the article is to carry out a literature review on the Workplace Safety System applied in the construction industry according to the Regulatory Norms. The methodology used was a systematic review of the literature in indexed databases: US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online, Latin American and Caribbean Literature in Health Sciences and Scientific Eletronic Library Online and a Review of Regulatory Standards. It is noticed that it is possible to work in companies to identify and eliminate risks while protecting employees, since it is a legal requirement, considering the work safety management system as a strategy for increasing productivity and reducing costs. Occupational accident rates, absence and absenteeism rates. It is concluded that, the article shows that investing in health and safety management systems, reduce various types of costs and negative impacts generated by accidents, affecting not only the organization, but also the social life of employees and the environment , increasing productivity and the quality and efficiency of services. The manager needs to understand the dangers and risks and, together with the safety technician, mitigate them.

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