Achieving effective road safety initiatives: A new application of the Stage of Change Model

Banks, Tamara D., Davey, Jeremy D., & Biggs, Herbert C. (2007) Achieving effective road safety initiatives: A new application of the Stage of Change Model. In IHBI Inspires, 7-8 November 2007, Brisbane.

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Abstract

Interviews were conducted with managers and employees from two organizations to explore the utility of the Stages of Change model as a framework for explaining perceived effectiveness of work-related road safety initiatives. Perceptions pertaining to initiative effectiveness were found to vary in relation to the stage of change. This paper suggests how practitioners can apply the stages of change framework to tailor safety initiatives to most effectively meet client needs and improve work-related road safety.

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ID Code: 11894
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Stages of change, work, related road safety, health and safety initiative
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Industrial and Organisational Psychology (170107)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 14 Jan 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:53

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