Model of safety inspections

Institute for Work & Health
481 University Avenue, Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Kathryn Woodcock
Ryerson University

Although safety inspectors play a key role in safety management systems, there has been little scholarly research on how they do their jobs. In this plenary, Dr. Kathryn Woodcock presents a model of safety inspections developed through her study of safety inspections of amusement park rides and discusses strategies to support inspectors and help their knowledge acquisition.

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