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Document ID (ISN)108206
CIS number 08-541
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gutiérrez J.M.
Title Behaviour-based safety
Original title Seguridad basada en la conducta [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Oct.-Dec. 2007, No.182, p.20-26. Illus.
Internet access http://documentacion.apa.es/pdfs/revista/P182_2.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This article presents the process of behaviour-based safety, a method based on observation and feedback. Workers observe how various tasks are carried out by their colleagues, and positive or negative remarks are discussed with the objective of improving safety within the enterprise. The behaviour-based safety method includes four key elements: workers' participation and management involvement; systematic approach; observation walks within the enterprise aimed at improving working methods; positive feedback.
Descriptors (primary) occupational psychology; plant safety supervision; workers' participation; human behaviour
Descriptors (secondary) role of management; description of technique
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Workers' participation
Safety supervision
Psychological factors