The Centre for Safety exists not only to conduct practical and industry relevant research, but also to ensure that the outputs of research can be put to use. We believe that the best type of research is the type that can be used to generate tangible benefits for people, organisations and industries. Here you will find some the Centre for Safety's research translated into materials that are easily digestible, engaging, and useful.

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Work Design for Well-being and Productivity

  Work Design: Creating work that's good for people and good for business (1.38 MB) 
Is there such a thing as work that's good for people and good for business? This white paper discusses how you can use work design principles to improve employee well-being, which can in turn, boost outcomes such as productivity, innovation, proactivity and overall organisational performance.

For more information on Work Design see the research project page here.

International Benchmarking Safety Culture Survey

    International Safety Survey White Paper (6.10 MB)
Eight countries, 879 respondents, and one survey. This short white paper details how several of our researchers initiated a global investigation into the status of safety in developing countries, where many high risk industries such as mining and oil and gas operate.

   International Safety Survey Infographic (1.53 MB)
An infographic that outlines our International Safety Benchmarking research project, from the inception of the project, to the discoveries that were made.

   International Safety Survey Conference Poster (1.15 MB)
Safety risks, practices and beliefs in developing countries.
A conference poster presented by Dr Daniela Andrei at the Centre for Process Safety Asia Pacific Conference 2015.

For more information on the International Safety Survey see the research project page here.

Chronic Unease

     Senior Managers' Chronic Unease White Paper (0.84 MB)
How can feeling uneasy be good for safety? This short white paper details how one of our researchers investigated the concept and role of unease in supporting safety.

  Senior Managers' Chronic Unease Conference Poster (1.20 MB)
A mindset for managing process safety risks.
A conference poster presented by Dr Laura Fruhen at the Centre for Process Safety Asia Pacific Conference 2015.

For more information on Chronic Unease see the research project page here.

A New Model of Safety Compliance

   Exploring Compliance Behaviours and Effective Maintenance Practices  Conference Poster (0.65 MB)
A conference poster presented by Dr Lisette Kanse and Ms Xiao Wen Hu at the Centre for Process Safety Asia Pacific Conference 2015.

  Compliance: It's more than following the rules! (2.85 MB)
An infographic that explores four different types of compliance behaviours and their impact on safety outcomes.

For more information on A New Model of Safety Compliance see the research project page here.

Safety Capability

  Safety Capability Conference Poster (0.60 MB)
A conceptual framework and practical tool for understanding and assessing safety capability.
A conference poster presented by Dr Matteo Curcuruto at the Centre for Process Safety Asia Pacific Conference 2015.

For more information on Safety Capability see the research project page here.

Leadership for Effective Incident Command

Leadership for Effective Incident Command Conference Poster (0.44 MB)
What do incident commanders tend to do?
A conference poster presented by Dr Daniela Andrei at the Centre for Process Safety Asia Pacific Conference 2015.

For more information on Leadership for Effective Incident Command see the research project page here.