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Document ID (ISN)35937
CIS number 81-1486
ISBN(s) 2-86491-010-1
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wittersheim J.C.
Title Accident prevention by psychological methods
Original title La prévention des accidents par les méthodes psychologiques. [in French]
Bibliographic information Editions scientifiques et psychologiques, 6bis rue André Chenier, 92130 Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France, 1980. 190p. Illus. 28 ref.
Abstract The first part of this selection of articles is devoted to the evolution of psychomotor aptitudes with age, a review of certain factors which influence this evolution (laterality, school attendance, occupational training, alcoholism, etc.) and the effect of apprenticeship. Second part: prognostic value of psychological tests from the Bonnardel battery (prognostic value in general, and for the particular cases of falls from heights and accidents with machines). The results of a limited statistical study show that use of psychotechnical tests results in a reduction, at least temporary, in the accident frequency rate.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; psychological tests; psychology of accident prevention
Descriptors (secondary) alcoholism; falls from heights; sensory aptitude; perceptual-motor performance
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Alcohol and drug abuse