Economics for occupational safety and health

E. Kankaanpaa, M.W. van Tulder, M. Aaltonen, M. de Greef

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The aim of the article is to show how economics can help in decision making in occupational safety and health. Different methods and concepts used in economics have been described. In addition, examples have been given of how regulation and incentives have been used to promote occupational safety and health.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-13
Number of pages5
JournalScandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. Supplement
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • economic evaluation
  • incentive
  • regulation

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