The role of high schools in introductory occupational safety education – Teacher perspectives on effectiveness

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Safety Science, ISSN: 0925-7535, Vol: 55, Page: 53-61

Publication Year:
2013
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Repository URL:
http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3490
DOI:
10.1016/j.ssci.2012.12.011
Author(s):
Dino L. Pisaniello; Sasha K. Stewart; Nasreen Jahan; Sandra L. Pisaniello; Helen Winefield; Annette Braunack-Mayer
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Engineering; Social Sciences; Medicine; introductory; occupational; perspectives; role; effectiveness; high; safety; education; schools; -; teacher
article description
High school-based introductory occupational safety education has become common and serves an important role in preparing students for entry into the workforce. However, the practices and perspectives of teachers have received limited attention. We sought to gather empirical data from high schools in South Australia and examine potential predictors of effective safety education.