1. A Walk on the Safe Side: The Implications of Learning Theory for Developing Effective Safety and Health Training

  1. Gerard P. Hodgkinson3 and
  2. J. Kevin Ford4
  1. Michael J. Burke1,
  2. David Holman2 and
  3. Kamaljit Birdi2

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696378.ch1

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2006, Volume 21

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2006, Volume 21

How to Cite

Burke, M. J., Holman, D. and Birdi, K. (2006) A Walk on the Safe Side: The Implications of Learning Theory for Developing Effective Safety and Health Training, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2006, Volume 21 (eds G. P. Hodgkinson and J. K. Ford), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470696378.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    The University of Leeds, UK

  2. 4

    Michigan State University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, USA

  2. 2

    Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016060

Online ISBN: 9780470696378

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Keywords:

  • work behavior;
  • organizations;
  • safety training;
  • transportation equipment failure;
  • health training research

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Nature of General Safety Performance and Safety Knowledge

  • Learning Theories and Their Implications for Safety and Health Training

  • Applications of Learning Theories to Safety and Health Training

  • Extending what We Know

  • References