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Strategies for encouraging self-protective employee behavior.
Abstract Book, U.S. Department of the Interior Conference on the Environment and Safety, April 24-28, 1995. Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1995 Apr; :40
This presentation was prepared by the U.S. Bureau of Mines to provide safety professionals with some direction concerning the choice of strategies for encouraging employees to adopt self-protective behaviors and avoid unsafe acts. Four strategies are considered: (1) incentives, (2) employee surveys, (3) fear communications, and (4) disciplinary actions. Each strategy is described, and the research findings concerning its effectiveness and limitations are briefly summarized.
Behavior-patterns; Behavior; Safety-practices; Accident-prevention; Injury-prevention; Safety-programs
Conference/Symposia Proceedings; Abstract
U.S. Bureau of Mines
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