Articles

The four following articles are edited versions of pieces commissioned from Dr. Tim Marsh.

They are reproduced as they appear in 'Training Solutions for Health and Safety'. The second and third are 'stand alone'. Articles one and four compliment each other. Article one looks at the basic behavioural methodology and four considers 'what can go wrong in practise'.

Article 1
'What's involved in a Full Behavioural Intervention?'
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Article 2
'How to ensure your Behavioural Safety Process is effective'.
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Article 3
'How a Behavioural approach helps to get to the root of the problem'.
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Article 4
'Practicalities of a Behavioural Approach' (What can go wrong).
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Further stand alone articles:

Article 5
Investigating Behaviour Modification Programmes in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry.

Independent HSE funded research published December 1999.
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Article 6
Health and Safety - Making it Happen (Workforce Article).

Prepared by the Cormorant Alpha workforce for the Offshore Safety Conference 2000.
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Article 7
A Review of Behavioural Safety Systems in the UK.

A review of approaches used across all UK industries from a leading London human factors consultancy.
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Article 8
The Role of Management Commitment in Determining the Success of a Behavioral Safety Intervention.

This peer-reviewed academic article was published in Vol 2 (Issue 2) of the Journal of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Dec 1998).
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Article 9
Behavioural Safety - The Current Position.

This article was prepared for the Ryder-Marsh (Safety) Annual User-Conference (Feb 1999). It will also appear in Training Solutions (Issue 9 - late summer '99).
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Article 10
Behavioural Safety. An Overview of Key Theory, Recent Controversies and the Findings of the Third Annual European Users Conference.

Article for the Jan 2003 issue of "Safety and Health Practitioner".
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Three other pieces that have appeared in independently edited magazines.

Article 11
Behavioural Safety - a Short Overview.

This one page introduction was first published in Storage, Handling and Distribution in 1997.
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Article 12
Behavioural Safety - an Overview.

This overview was commissioned for the Health and Safety Manager's Yearbook 1997.
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Article 13
Article from The (UK) "Safety & Health Practitioner" ('95).

An overview of the UMIST research into the use of behavioural safety on construction sites.
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Also see our User Conference Review Section

Article 14
Behavioural Safety.

An Overview of Key Theory, Recent Controversies and the Findings of the Third Annual European Users Conference.
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