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February/March 2012 (vol. 08/5)

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OSH training

There is strong evidence that occupational safety and health training can improve worker behaviour, but there is insufficient data on its impact on health and injuries, according to a systematic review of 22 papers (six involving healthcare workers). There is insufficient evidence that higher-engagement training (behavioural modelling, hands-on training, simulation) is any more effective than passive, information-based training (lectures, videos). There is a lack of high-quality randomised controlled trials.

Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment & Health 2012; online first: doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3259.


Occupational Health at Work February/March 2012 (vol. 08/5) pp41