2001, CRC/Lewis Publishers
Hardcover 530 pgs
You cannot improve your organization’s safety performance to enviable levels without effectively addressing human behavior and attitude. The Psychology of Safety Handbook shows you how to apply psychology to improve safety and health in your organization. Dr. Geller provides theory, procedures and tools to guide your company’s long-term continuous improvement.
Based on the author’s best-selling The Psychology of Safety, this new and expanded handbook gives you everything you need to decrease the frequency and severity of accidental injuries in your organization. It covers all areas of psychology that are relevant to influencing safety-related behaviors. This book not only teaches principles and practical procedures for improving safety, but it also shows how to increase people’s willingness to use these techniques to create a total safety culture.
Special features include:
Over 200 original illustrations bring the information to life.
Dr. Geller’s lively writing style makes learning easy and fun.
Principles and procedures are supported with case studies and anecdotes.
"This book is a must read for all safety professionals who desire to influence individuals and organizations for improving performance."
- Samuel J. Gualardo, CSP, Past President, ASSE
"This is a book for people who want to get things done . . . for people who want to save lives. The approach works."
- William A. Smith, Ph.D., Academy for Educational Development
For more than three decades, E. Scott Geller, Ph.D. has taught and conducted research as a faculty member at Virginia Tech’s Department of Psychology. He is also Senior Partner of Safety Performance Solutions, a leading safety training and consulting firm. Dr. Geller has authored seven books on managing behaviors and attitudes for occupational health and safety.