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Document ID (ISN)54839
CIS number 90-1879
ISBN(s) 0-913690-13-9
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Petersen D.
Title Safe behaviour reinforcement
Bibliographic information Aloray Inc., 215 Greenwich Avenue, Goshen NY 10924-9965, USA, 1989. 181p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract This book describes behaviour modification and explains how it may be applied to industrial safety. Part 1 examines human caused accidents, the influence of the work environment, employee characteristics, and human error, and describes traditional behaviour change concepts such as training and motivating. Part 2 provides an alternative approach to behaviour modification in terms of elimination of unwanted behaviour, learning of new responses and application of reinforcement schedules. Part 3 explains how to install a system of safe behaviour reinforcement and results to be expected. Details are given of the application of this approach in various industries, and the results achieved.
Descriptors (primary) psychology of accident prevention; safety programmes; human behaviour
Descriptors (secondary) safety incentives; human factors; safety training in industry; human failure; causes of accidents; motivation
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Psychological factors