C10.7.5.2 How Behaviour Affects Safety

 

Factors affecting behaviour can generally be split into three categories:

 

Organisational Factors:

These include management aspects of health and safety e.g. the culture; leadership and commitment of managers; resourcing of health and safety; work patterns; setting and monitoring of targets etc.

 

Job Factors:

These include task related factors such as ergonomics; the working environment (light and temperature etc.); time available; the level of concentration required etc.

 

Individual Factors:

These relate to positive and negative behaviour; age; competence; motivation and fatigue, etc.

 

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