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The psychology of safety handbook

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658.382 GELp
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Length:
530 p. ; 26 cm.
Publisher:
Boca Raton, Fl.: Lewis Publishers
Year:
2001
ISBN-ISSN:
1566705401
Type:
Books
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1
Abstract:
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.
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