Aimed at safety professionals, students, and others concerned with the reduction of injury in organisational and community settings discusses how psychology influences the safety and health of people.
Section 1 focuses on Orientation and alignment. Section 2 considers Human barriers to safety, and includes chapters on: The complexity of people; Sensation, perception, and perceived risk; and Stress vs. distress. While Section 3 discusses Behaviour-based psychology, and Section 4 looks at Behaviour-based intervention. Section 5 considers Actively caring for safety and Section 6 focuses on Putting it all together including promoting high-performance teamwork, evaluating for continuous improvement, and obtaining and maintaining involvement.