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Critical success factors for behavior-based safety: A study of twenty industry-wide applications1

  title={Critical success factors for behavior-based safety: A study of twenty industry-wide applications1},
  author={Jason Depasquale and E. Scott Geller},
One-on-one interviews and focus-group meetings were held at 20 organizations that had implemented a behavior-based safety (BBS) process in order to find reasons for program successes/failures. A total of 31 focus groups gave 629 answers to six different questions. A content analysis of these responses uncovered critical information for understanding what employees are looking for in a BBS program. A perception survey administered to individual employees (n=701) at these organizations measured a… 

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