Reducing electrical harm
What are the causes of electrical harms in the construction industry?
What is this research about?
This research explores what causes or contributes to fatal and serious injuries from electrical incidents in the construction industry.
Project commenced: April 2019
Project completion: Early 2020
What will the researchers do?
The research aims to use this information to develop two interventions to improve electrical workplace behaviours and risk perception in young male construction workers.
The interventions will explore current safety training and adapt it to target and impact young male workers through gamification.
Research partners and stakeholders
School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology.
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Centre for Work Health and Safety Research Blueprint - Core Stream of Research