Reducing electrical harm

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Research question

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.

Timeline

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

Our research project partner is the School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology.

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Supporting documents

Centre for Work Health and Safety Research Blueprint - Core Stream of Research