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Ownership of Safety Responsibilities is associated with Work-Related Road Safety Practices

Banks, Tamara D., Davey, Jeremy D., & Biggs, Herbert C. (2007) Ownership of Safety Responsibilities is associated with Work-Related Road Safety Practices. In IHBI Inspires, 7-8 November 2007, Brisbane.

Abstract

Interviews and audits of organisational practices were conducted to explore ownership of work-related road safety responsibilities in two organisations. It was identified that organisational practices varied in relation to the position of the person primarily responsible for managing work-related road safety and that greater sharing of safety ownership responsibilities was associated with greater development of road safety practices. This paper suggests that advances in road safety may be achieved through increasing awareness of Workplace Health and Safety responsibilities and including managing road safety in job descriptions.

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ID Code: 11897
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: Safety ownership, Work, related road safety
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
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
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:53

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