The Situation of Youth Industrial Health and Safety in North Rhine-Westphalia

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Diekershoff, K.-H. (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für System- und Konzeptforschung, Köln)
  • Kliemt, G. (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für System- und Konzeptforschung, Köln)
  • Diekershoff, S. (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für System- und Konzeptforschung, Köln)
Publication Date
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer System- und Konzeptforschung, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Vocational education
  • Abstract

    Work and training problems of young people as well as questions on the youth industrial health and safety law. Topics: Quality of company training; training in apprentice shops; performing activities not related to training; arrangement of working hours, overtime and overtime payment; weekend work and compensating leisure time; canceled vocational school instruction due to company interests; vacation arrangement and company interests; reasons for occupational satisfaction; Saturday and Sunday work; personal piecework; assembly line work or bonus work; influence on the pace at work from piecework or assembly line; performing dangerous jobs; work accidents; instruction about dangerous jobs; situation of apprentices in the company; familiarity of laws to protect young people; offences against youth industrial health and safety law and against maximum working hours; personal complaints due to not observing the youth industrial health and safety law; complaint authority; reasons for not complaining; result of complaint; views on the youth industrial health and safety law and extent to which informed about the youth industrial health and safety law; interest in politics; conduct with offence against the youth industrial health and safety law; conversation partners with apprentice problems; membership in organizations, clubs or trade unions; media usage; attitude to a representation of interests for apprentices; number of apprentices in the company; company size; shift work in the company. Scales: orientation on company norms and orientation on social norms. Demography: age; sex; school education; social origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-02 / 1971-05
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Trainees under 18 years from 30 occupation areas.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3559
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0549 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22