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Title: Occupational injury analysis in the forestry of the Republic of Srpska-Bosnia and Herzegovina
Authors: Vajkić M.
Vranješ B.
Stojiljković, Evica
Djapan, Marko
Issue Date: 2020
Abstract: © 2020, University of Montenegro. All rights reserved. Forestry in the Republic of Srpska (BIH) is an important branch in industry, with the majority of activities in the field of forestry being conducted by the Public Forest Enterprise Forests of the Republic of Srpska. From the aspect of occupational safety and health, forestry is a high-risk economic activity in which a large number of occupational injuries occur, often with fatalities. The basic task of occupational safety and health is to provide the best working conditions for all employees by designing occupational safety measures. To fulfil this task, the occupational injury analysis provides the opportunity to properly select preventive measures of protection and indicates the importance and magnitude of the problems related to occupational safety in the organization. Also, the analysis of certain etiological specificities of injury enables more accurate actions within the organization, with the aim of defining instructions for improving the risk management process in the organization. In this paper, occupational injury analysis in forestry was carried out in for the period 2011-2019., and obtained research results shows that 76% of injuries occur during woodcutting, and that about 60% of those injuries are related to the occupation of a cutter. Also, research see that the cause of injuries in 49% is the worker’s negligence.
Type: article
DOI: 10.17707/AgricultForest.66.3.09
ISSN: 0554-5579
SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-85093941125
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Engineering, Kragujevac

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