Journal article

Work-related road traffic injury: a multilevel systems protocol

Sharon Newnam, Dianne M Sheppard, Mark A Griffin, Roderick J McClure, Gillian Heller, Malcolm R Sim, Mark R Stevenson

INJURY PREVENTION | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2014

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although road traffic injury is reported as the leading cause of work-related death in Australia, it is not clear, due to limitations in previous methods used, just how large a burden it is. Many organisations are unaware of the extent of work-related road traffic injury and, importantly, what can be done to reduce the burden. The proposed research will (i) estimate the prevalence of work-related road traffic injury and (ii) identify the organisational determinants associated with work-related road traffic injury. METHODS AND DESIGN: The current study is designed to enumerate the problem and identify the individual driver-level, the supervisor-level and organisational-level facto..

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