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Behavioral-psychological factors as related to the occurrence and prevention of occupational trauma.
Occupational health and safety symposia. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-136, 1976 Feb; :69-77
A number of NIOSH research projects emphasizing behavioral and psychological approaches to the study of workplace accidents and their control prevention are described. Included are attempts to provide methodology and data for better defining causal factors in frequent, serious types of worker accidents; to demonstrate the utility of psychological principles drawn from organizational psychology, engineering psychology, learning and motivation, and behavior modification as techniques for enhancing worker safety; to analyze the nature of successful safety programs in industry and their implications for management policy and practices.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-75-0033; Safety-attitudes; Safety-measures; Safety-factor; Measurement-methods; Accident-prevention; Safety-practices; Safety-rules; Safety-training; Psychological-factors; Accident-control; Etiology; Measurement; Evaluations; Job-analysis; Hazards
Occupational health and safety symposia
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