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Safety coaching: a literature review of coaching in high hazard industries

Passmore, J., Krauesslar, V. and Avery, R. (2015) Safety coaching: a literature review of coaching in high hazard industries. Industrial and Commercial Training, 47 (4). pp. 195-200. ISSN 0019-7858

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1108/ICT-12-2014-0080

Abstract/Summary

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to critically review the research literature on safety coaching, with a particularly focus towards work in safety critical environments such as oil and gas, manufacturing and driving. Design/methodology/approach – A literature review was undertaken of existing research, specifically in high-hazard industries, to assess whether safety coaching could be applied in the offshore oil and gas industry. Findings – The paper suggests that coaching may offer some potential in helping support learning, behaviour change and is consistent with feedback and development approaches used in behavioural-based safety. Research limitations/implications – Further research would be needed to test the value of coaching to this new environment. Practical implications – The paper informs practice on the development of coach training for safety coaching offshore. Originality/value – The paper offers a new understanding of the potential of safety coaching in a new area of practice.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Henley Business School > Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
ID Code:81938
Publisher:Emerald

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