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Psychological Behavioral Strategy for Accident Control I. Development of Behavioral Safety Guidelines.

Authors
Tuttle-TC; Grether-CB; Liggett-WT; Killian-NE
Source
Behavioral Safety Center, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Columbia, Maryland 1973 Dec:184 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00047888
Abstract
A new behavioral science approach to accident reduction is described. This approach represents an attempt to translate research and knowledge from 4 different areas of psychology into guidelines for controlling industrial accidents. Topics covered are: basis for the behavioral safety guidelines; orientation to the behavioral safety guidelines; organizational psychology; engineering psychology; training; and behavior modifications. The success or failure of this effort cannot be evaluated until programs based on the guidelines are implemented and assessed in a number of work situations.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-72-0027; Accident-prevention; Accident-potential; Safety-measures; Safety-education; Psychological-factors; Occupational-psychology; Industrial-psychology; Mental-processes; Behavior; Human-factors-engineering;
Publication Date
19731201
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-099-72-0027
Source Name
Behavioral Safety Center, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Columbia, Maryland
State
MD;
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