Creating a safer working environment through psychological assessment: A review of a measure of safety consciousness

@inproceedings{Forcier2001CreatingAS,
  title={Creating a safer working environment through psychological assessment: A review of a measure of safety consciousness},
  author={Bradford H. Forcier and Amy Walters and Eric E. Brasher and John William Jones},
  year={2001}
}
Summary This article explores how organizations can prevent workplace accidents through the psychological assessment of employees. We present a model of employee safety consciousness consisting of personality and attitudinal variables associated with a higher risk of accident involvement. A safety conscious employee is described as one who: has an internal locus of control in matters related to workplace safety, has a high tolerance for work‐related stress, and avoids engaging in high‐risk… CONTINUE READING