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A psychological approach to occupational safety

Clissold, Gemma, Buttigieg, Donna and De Cieri, Helen (2012) A psychological approach to occupational safety. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 50 (1). pp. 92-109. ISSN 1038-4111 (print) 1744-7941 (online)

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Abstract

The psychological approach to occupational safety is comprised of two perspectives, the behaviour-based perspective and the person-based perspective. These two perspectives are typically applied separately in research, leaving gaps in the explanation of safety-related behaviour. In this paper, we argue that an integrated approach to occupational safety is required and that Bandura's social cognitive theory can be used to address this need. The paper is conceptual, integrating several bodies of literature and theoretical approaches to safety-related behaviour.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID25787, occupational health and safety, safety-related behaviour, social cognitive theory, cognition, OHS, industrial safety
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Business
Depositing User: Yimin Zeng
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2013 03:55
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2014 02:05
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/23185
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Citations in Scopus: 5 - View on Scopus

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