The Role of the Safety Engineer in the System of Company Job Safety

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Diekershoff, Karl-Heinz (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für System- und Konzeptforschung, Köln)
  • Kliemt, Gundolf (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für System- und Konzeptforschung, Köln)
  • Diekershoff, Sibylle (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für System- und Konzeptforschung, Köln)
Publication Date
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer System- und Konzeptforschung, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
firm; on-the-job safety; safety engineer
  • Abstract

    The occupational situation, position in the company and work demands of the safety engineer in the FRG before the job safety law goes into effect. Topics: Institutionalization of maintenance of industrial health and safety standards in the company; position of respondent in business; personnel deployment in the safety system; start of safety activities in the company; professional image and occupational qualification of the safety engineer; motivation for acceptance of the position of full-time or part-time safety engineer; position within the company hierarchy; self-image of the safety engineer and expectations of business management, the works council and company executives of the safety engineer; activities and integration of the safety engineer in the company; problems in the job; advancement expectations and change of company; degree of professionalization of the occupation; company size; proportion of commercial employees; proportion of female and foreign employees in the company; production structure of the company; type of regulations governing industrial relations and legal form. Demography: age (classified); school education; vocational training; further education; state; membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-08 / 1973-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Full-time and part-time safety engineers from: 1. the member list of the Verein Deutscher Sicherheitsingeneure {organization of German safety engineers} and 2. a list of safety engineers employed in the company established by the survey institute.
Probability: Simple random; Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey by means of a conversation theme
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 344
Survey unit: adults; others### The survey was conducted by means of a conversation theme and contains only open questions. The response contents were later encoded as variables and put on machine-readable media.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0679 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Diekershoff, Karl Heinz; Kliemt, Gundolf; Diekershoff, Sibylle: Die Rolle des Sicherheitsingenieurs im System der betrieblichen Arbeitssicherheit. Dortmund: Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Unfallforschung 1975. (Forschungsbericht 140).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22