Safety 101 - Lesson 20

The real "trick" to managing safety behavior is to change the mindset and culture of all personnel to not behave in unsafe or inappropriate ways.

References Behavior Modification Flowchart, St. Joseph's University, Risk Analysis Class. "How to Deal With Unacceptable Employee Behavior", Fred Pryor Seminars. Huitt, W., "Principles for using behavior modification", Educational Psychology Interactive. Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University, 1994.

Lesson #20

"Best Practices" establish performance expectations, serve as benchmarks, and define quality improvement initiatives for your emergency service organization.

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