Book Details


Contracting and Safety : Exploring Outsourcing Practices in High-Hazard Industries

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 978-3-030-89792-5

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This book examines the increase in outsourcing, contracting and subcontracting as ways of organising work. It explores the impact of these employment arrangements on public safety, particularly when they are linked to complex supply networks in a range of engineering industries including oil and gas, nuclear power and aviation.

Subject: Engineering, Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Organization, Risk Governance, Contracting Safety, Supply Chain Management, Subcontracting, Safety Regulation, Contractor Safety, Safety in Outsourcing