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Safety climate and culture: Integrating psychological and systems perspectives

Available Online http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2017-04572-001
Publication Date July 2017
Author Tristan Casey, Mark A. Griffin, Huw Flatau Harrison, and Andrew Neal
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This paper examines the relationship between safety climate, safety culture, and safety capability. The paper also presents strategies for controlling work systems in order to maintain safety and performance levels. Finally, four strategies are outlined that focus on reconciliation of promotion and prevention, as well as stability and flexibility.

Keywords Safety, climate, culture, capability, systems, performance, strategies
Reference

Casey, T., Griffin, M. A., Flatau Harrison, H., & Neal, A. (2017). Safety climate and culture: Integrating psychological and systems perspectives. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22(3), 341-353.

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