Safety Culture

Safety culture is the ways in which safety is managed in the workplace, and often reflects "the attitudes, beliefs, perceptions and values that employees share in relation to safety" (Cox and Cox, 1991).

Read more about Safety Culture:  Defining Safety Culture, Role of Safety Culture in Incident Investigation, Characteristics of A Positive Safety Culture

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Nuclear Safety - Safety Culture and Human Errors
... One relatively prevalent notion in discussions of nuclear safety is that of safety culture ... The International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group, defines the term as “the personal dedication and accountability of all individuals engaged in any ... Many attempts to improve nuclear safety culture “were compensated by people adapting to the change in an unpredicted way” ...
Characteristics of A Positive Safety Culture
... Several papers have sought to identify specific safety management practices that act as a predictor of safety performance (Mearns et al ... Through examining organizations with good safety performance, it was intended to identify common features that are associated with good safety performance ... Some examples of studies that have examined the safety performance of organizations include Cohen (1977) reviewed four organizations Shafai-Sahrai (1971) examined ...

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