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Changing Safety Culture in a Steel Works

Canter, David V. (1996) Changing Safety Culture in a Steel Works. In: Psychology in Action. Dartmouth Benchmark Series . Dartmouth Publishing Company, Hantshire, UK, pp. 231-238. ISBN 1855213656

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    Abstract

    By the mid 1980s the Fires Research Station that funded my studies of human
    behaviour in fires decided that it had provided what was needed and that they
    should not support me to do any further research. So I set about finding other ways
    of developing that work. An opportunity was provided by the Insurance Technical
    Bureau who wanted to measure the management contribution to risk in industrial
    processes (Powell and Canter, 1985). This work did not survive the demise of that
    bureau but it did open the door to British Steel, who were interested in ways of
    assessing and ultimately improving the attitude of their workforce to safety

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
    H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
    School of Human and Health Sciences > International Research Centre for Investigative Psychology
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    Depositing User: Sara Taylor
    Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2010 10:28
    Last Modified: 23 Dec 2010 14:08
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/9231

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