A behavior based approach to improving safety in a manufacturing facility
Modern Psychological Studies
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Place of Publication
Behavior-based safety has flourished in organizations committed to changing and improving their safety programs. Through the programs, organizations are focusing their attention on the individual behaviors of employees to decrease the number of accidents occurring within the organization; thus, improving the safety record. The current study analyzes the effect of a behaviorally based safety intervention, comprised of four components, on the number of accidents occurring at a local manufacturing facility over a time span of 18 months. Based on a timeseries analysis, using an ARIMA model, results indicated a statistically significantly reduction in the number of accidents by 75.6% (p < .05) after the implementation of the intervention.
BF1 .M63 v. 13 no. 3 2008
Kreager, Laura G.
"A behavior based approach to improving safety in a manufacturing facility,"
Modern Psychological Studies: Vol. 13
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholar.utc.edu/mps/vol13/iss3/3
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