Measuring OHS performance and developing performance indicators

R. Mitchell*

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Measuring OHS performance assists enterprises and/or industries to monitor health and safety performance and to evaluate OHS improvement strategies. A suitable mix of performance indicators that incorporates both outcome-oriented and positive-oriented indicators is needed to provide a comprehensive view of OHS performance. This article discusses performance measurement and examines the benefits and limitations associated with certain types of performance indicators.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-323
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • OHS
  • Performance indicators
  • Performance measurement


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