Process Operator Students’ Outlook on Safety

Susanna Mattila, Sanna Nenonen, Noora Nenonen, Sari Tappura

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This paper discusses the outlook on and understanding of safety among process operator students participating in vocational education and training. The data were collected through an e-survey directed to the process operator students of five Finnish vocational institutions in fall 2019, and 122 students answered the questionnaire. According to the results, the students had a mainly positive outlook on safety. For example, more than half of the respondents were of the opinion that accidents can be prevented. The majority of the students thought safety is an important part of their future work. On-the-job learning and working in industry before the vocational studies seems to relate to students’ outlook on safety.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Safety Management and Human Performance
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Safety Management and Human Factors, and Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance, July 16-20, 2020, USA
EditorsPedro M. Arezes, Ronald L. Boring
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Publication typeA4 Article in conference proceedings
EventInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
ISSN (Print)2194-5357
ISSN (Electronic)2194-5365


ConferenceInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics
Period1/01/00 → …

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  • Publication forum level 1


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