The influence of culture on safety : culture, organisational culture and safety culture
Edwards, Jason (2011) The influence of culture on safety : culture, organisational culture and safety culture. In Workplace Health and Safety Queensland : Program Leaders Group, 4 August 2011, Brisbane, Qld. (Unpublished)
Transport and Storage Sector
- Identified as one of 4 primary targets in the National Occupational Health and Safety Strategy 2002-2012 (NOHSS)
The Heavy Vehicle Industry
-80% of the freight task
-29% of the employees in Transport and Storage
5 years on:
-Transport and Storage - 22% reduction
-Heavy Vehicle Industry - only an 11% reduction
Intervention strategies that aren’t targeted to a specific audience may have differing levels of success due to cultural beliefs and values (McLeroy et al., 1994)
- To explore the influence of culture on safety in the heavy vehicle industry
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Presentation)|
|Keywords:||Road safety culture, Transport, Heavy vehicle industry|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)|
|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
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Jason Edwards|
|Deposited On:||24 Feb 2012 08:16|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2012 08:16|
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