Mental models of safety: do managers and employees see eye to eye?

@article{Prussia2003MentalMO,
  title={Mental models of safety: do managers and employees see eye to eye?},
  author={Gregory E. Prussia and Karen A. Brown and Peter G. Willis},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={143-56}
}
PROBLEM Disagreements between managers and employees about the causes of accidents and unsafe work behaviors can lead to serious workplace conflicts and distract organizations from the important work of establishing positive safety climate and reducing the incidence of accidents. METHOD AND RESULTS In this study, the authors examine a model for predicting safe work behaviors and establish the model's consistency across managers and employees in a steel plant setting. Using the model… CONTINUE READING

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