|Document ID (ISN)||103307|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0022-4375 - Journal of Safety Research
|Convention or series no.
||Eckerman D.A., Abrahamson K., Ammerman T., Fercho H., Rohlman D.S., Anger W.K.
||Computer-based training for food services workers at a hospital
||2004, Vol.35, No.3, p.317-327. Illus. 52 ref.
||Interactive computer-based safety instruction (CBI) was given to 73 workers in the food services department of a university hospital. Subjects were observed at their jobs prior to, during the instruction and after the instruction. The proportion of correct answers to a computer-based test on safety improved significantly after the training (95%) as opposed to before the training (74.5%). There was in particular an increased accuracy in answers to questions that required application of knowledge to the work setting (from 46% to 79%). Improvements in work practices were seen in 79% of workers. There were important improvements in knowledge and work practices, showing that the benefits of CBI extended effectively to the workplace floor.
||housekeeping and restaurant services workers; safety training in industry; hospitals; cooking
||safety consciousness; computer applications; safe working methods; programme evaluation
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Health care services