When consensus about a risk or mitigating behavior is newly developed and/or not clearly understood, communicating that consensus through teachers / instructors can be critical. While this blog entry focuses on climate change, it may also apply to new understandings in many topic areas. Read More »
CDC Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) is an interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury data from a variety of sources. Read More »
This document provides a brief summary of options for assessing what portion of any measured behavior changes resulted from your program and what portion resulted from other influences. These options can also be used to attribute the affects of your program on a wide range of related variables such as resources used, pollutants released, accident rates and health status.
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A good, detailed, freely accessible overview of program evaluation and attribution methods. Read More »
Reviews the behavior-based approach to managing occupational risk and preventing workplace injuries. Behavior-based safety (BBS) provides tools and procedures workers can use to take personal control of occupational risks. Strategies the author and his colleagues have been using for more than a decade to teach BBS to safety leaders and line workers are presented. In addition, a conceptual model is proposed for matching the awareness and behavior of an individual with a particular BBS intervention technique. Read More »
A free, searchable online registry of systematic reviews on the effectiveness of public health and health promotion interventions. The content has been quality rated. Bilingual (English and French).
Topics include: AIDS, environmental health, fitness, injury prevention, nutrition, safety, cycling, walking, water quality Read More »
Provides resources on home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, traumatic brain injury and injury response Read More »
Reviews young worker focused occupational health and safety (OH&S) communications materials and determining how young workers respond to a sample of these materials. Published August 2008. Read More »
Reviews published evaluation and research studies on occupational health and safety social marketing campaigns.Published February 2007. One key finding is that "paigns based exclusively on mass media communications do not appear to be as effective in reducing the incidence of work-related injury, disease or disability as campaigns that integrate public communications strategies with companion programs involving consultation services, inspection and enforcement, or education and training." Read More »
Includes sections on: introduction to social marketing, research, case studies, and professional development. Covers a range of topics including: physical activity, alcohol, domestic violence, tobacco, and workplace health and safety. Read More »