The impact of lack in occupational health and safety implementation in small businesses

Sebonkile Cynthia Thaba, Charles Mbohwa

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Abstract

Occupational health and safety has a major impact on the development and sustainability of small and medium business. The paper is indicating the effects that come with implementing the occupational and health safety act. The study was conducts in four industrial parks that are situated in Gauteng Province namely, Olando industria, Westo Park Indusdria, Lake Side Industrial Park and Majuba Park. Some of the name are not the exact names of the parks visited as the owners does not wants the real names of the parks to appear in the study. These parts have from 4 to 100 Small business in one industry and employees and employers in about fifty small businesses where interviewed and observed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Kuala Lumpur, IEOM 2016
PublisherIEOM Society
Pages2908-2913
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780985549749
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Kuala Lumpur, IEOM 2016 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 8 Mar 201610 Mar 2016

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
Volume8-10 March 2016
ISSN (Electronic)2169-8767

Conference

Conference6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Kuala Lumpur, IEOM 2016
Country/TerritoryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period8/03/1610/03/16

Keywords

  • Occupational Health and Safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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