BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY

n. a modified approach to safety engineering wherein employees play a more active role in contributing to occupational health and safety. Since human behavior can be learned and improved, training programs are conducted to change the attitude. This leads to safer work practices which prevent human error and workplace accidents.

BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY: "Along with providing safety equipment and eliminating safety hazards, companies can do more through training programs which orient employees on behavior-based safety. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavior-based-safety/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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