Accession Number:

ADA446593

Title:

The National Shipbuilding Research Program. Application of Industrial Engineering Techniques to Reduce Workers' Compensation and Environmental Costs - Deliverable G

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL STEEL AND SHIPBUILDING CO SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

Each year medical claims and lost time injuries as a result of on-the-job accidents cost American companies millions of dollars. Most companies have implemented numerous diversified safety training programs and policies in an attempt to reduce the number of accident related injuries. The focus of many of these programs has been global in nature, and their effectiveness is difficult to monitor and measure. Results of evaluations of conducted among health and safety training practitioners indicate that it is generally not possible to determine if health and safety training are effective Vojtecky Sclmitz, 1986.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Marine Engineering
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE