Role of Safety Observation and Safety Sampling in Mandated Miner Training
Singhal, R. K.
Approximately sixty small surface coal mines in Pennsylvania participated in a program designed to improve safety performance in the workplace. The method involved the use of safety sampling and observation to assess the safe standards of worker behavior and work conditions. Data were collected through the use of operation-specific, on-site safety records covering seven major occupational units. Workplace events observed (acts and conditions) were assigned a hazard classification; feedback, both immediate and delayed was initiated to improve safety performance. The experiences drawn from this pilot project have proven the need to continue to pursue this behavioral approach; however, a stricter methodology needs to be adopted in the collection and analysis of data.
M. C. Radomsky et al., "Role of Safety Observation and Safety Sampling in Mandated Miner Training," Preprint - Society of Mining Engineers of AIME, Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME), Jan 1987.
SME Annual Meeting.
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
Soc of Mining Engineers of AIME, Littleton, CO, USA
Article - Conference proceedings
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