Bridging the “Behavioural Gap” in safety-critical work

Maria Matthews provides an update on the knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) between Leeds Beckett University and VolkerRail Ltd., a specialist railway infrastructure services company working throughout the UK. There are a number of factors that influence safety-related behaviours: Beliefs and perceptions: Our attitudes, beliefs and intentions; what we believe we may gain or lose from performing a […]

Maria Matthews starts research project to investigate safety behaviour at VolkerRail

An innovative psychological approach to health and safety at VolkerRail, a specialist railway infrastructure services company based in Doncaster. VolkerRail aims to change attitudes towards safety after successfully securing a three-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) grant, in collaboration with Leeds Beckett University, to look at new ways to enhance safety through psychological and behavioural expertise. Over […]