Safety culture—the backstory
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics
Diversity and culture
Occupational health and safety
Define Safety Culture. Examine its importance in promoting safety in university. Describe how to influence attitudes towards safety and to raise awareness. This presentation will explore the questions above as well as what science says about students and behavior, and limitations present even in strong safety cultures.
Keyword(s): Culture, Safety in Labs
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Peter A. Reinhardt is Yale Universityâs Director of Environmental Health and Safety. Prior to moving to Yale in 2007, he was the EHS Director at the Univ. of North Carolina for 6 yrs, and worked for 21 yrs at the Univ. of Wisconsin, last serving as their Asst. Director for Chemical & Environmental Safety. He has a BS in Biochemistry and an MA in Public Policy.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.