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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 (Unpublished)

Abstract

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)

Research Goal: - To explore the influence of culture on safety in the heavy vehicle industry

Impact and interest:

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ID Code: 48826
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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