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CHEW Lab: Accident Under-reporting and Safety Climate

Workplace Safety Publications


Jiang, L., Lavaysse, L., & Probst, T. M. (2019). Safety climate and safety outcomes: A meta-analytic comparison of universal versus industry-specific safety climate predictive validity. Work & Stress, 33, 41-57.

Morgan, J., Reidy, J., & Probst, T. (2019). Age group differences in household accident risk perceptions and intentions to reduce hazards. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(12) n° 2237; doi:10.3390/ijerph16122237.

Petitta, L., Probst, T. M., Ghezzi, V., & Barbaranelli, C. (2019). Cognitive failures in response to emotional contagion: Their effects on workplace accidents. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 119, 165-173.

Probst, T. M., Goldenhar, L., Byrd, J., & Betit, E. (2019). Development and validation of the Safety Climate Assessment Tool (S-CAT): A rubric-based self-assessment for the construction industry. Journal of Safety Research, 69, 43-51.

Byrd, J. L., Gailey, N., Probst, T. M., & Jiang, L. (2018). Explaining the job insecurity-safety link in the public transportation industry: The mediating role of safety-production conflict. Safety Science, 106, 255-262.

Jiang, L., Probst, T. M, Benson, W. L., & Byrd, J. (2018). Voices carry: Effects of verbal and physical aggression on safety. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 118, 190-199.

Petitta, L., Probst, T. M., & Barbaranelli, C. (2017). Safety culture, moral disengagement, and accident underreporting. Journal of Business Ethics, 141, 489-504.

Petitta, L., Probst, T. M., Barbaranelli, C., & Ghezzi, V. (2017). Disentangling the roles of safety climate and safety culture: Multi-level effects on the relationship between supervisor enforcement and safety compliance. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 99, 77-89.

Probst, T. M., Petitta, L., & Barbaranelli, C. (2017). Comparing recall- vs. recognition-based measures of accident under-reporting: A two-country examination. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 106, 1-9.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2016). A multilevel examination of affective job insecurity climate on safety outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 21, 366-377.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2016). Transformational and passive leadership as cross-level moderators of the relationship between safety knowledge, motivation, and safety participation. Journal of Safety Research, 57, 27-32.

Probst, T. M., Jiang, L., & Graso, M. (2016). Leader-member exchange: Moderating the health and safety outcomes of job insecurity. Journal of Safety Research, 56, 47-56.

Clarke, S., Probst, T. M., Guldenmund, F., & Passamore, J. (Eds.; 2015). Handbook of the Psychology of Occupational Health & Safety. Wiley-Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ.

Barbaranelli, C., Petitta, L., & Probst, T. M. (2015). Does safety climate predict safety performance in Italy and the USA? Cross-cultural validation of a theoretical model of safety climate. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 77, 35-44.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2015). The relationship between safety-production conflict and employee safety outcomes: Testing the impact of multiple organizational climates. Work & Stress, 29, 171-189.

Probst, T. M. (2015). Organizational safety climate and supervisor safety enforcement: Multi-level explorations of the causes of accident under-reporting. Journal of Applied Psychology, 1899-1907.

Probst, T. M., Barbaranelli, C., & Petitta, L. (2013). The relationship between job insecurity and accident underreporting: A test in two countries. Work & Stress, 27, 383-402.

Probst, T. M., & Graso, M. (2013). Pressure to produce = Pressure to reduce accident reporting? Accident Analysis & Prevention, 59, 580-587.

Probst, T. M., Graso, M., Estrada, A. X., & Greer, S.  (2013). Consideration of future consequences: A new predictor of employee safety. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 55, 124– 134.

Probst, T. M. & Graso, M. (2011). Reporting and investigating accidents: Recognizing the tip of the iceberg. In S. Clarke, C. Cooper, & R. Burke (Eds.), Occupational health and safety: Psychological and behavioral challenges (pp. 71-94). Surrey, United Kingdom: Gower.

Probst, T. M., & Estrada, A. X. (2010).  Accident under-reporting among employees: Testing the moderating influence of safety climate and supervisor enforcement of safety practices. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42, 1438-1444.

Probst, T. M.  Brubaker, T. L., & Barsotti, A. (2008). Organizational under-reporting of injury rates: An examination of the moderating effect of organizational safety climate. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(5), 1147-1154.

Probst, T. M., & Brubaker, T. L. (2007). Organizational safety climate and supervisory layoff decisions: Preferences versus predictions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 1630-1648.

Probst, T. M. (2004). Safety and insecurity: Exploring the moderating effect of organizational safety climate. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 9, 3-10.

Invited Presentations:

Probst, T. M. (2014, July). Building a Reporting Culture: A Closer Look at Organizational Culture, Climate, and Leadership. Invited ½ day workshop to the Italian Civil Aviation Authority [ENAC, L’Ente Nazionale per l’Aviazione Civile], Rome, Italy.

Probst, T. M. (2014, June). Safety Climate and Supervisor Safety Leadership: Leading Indicators of Employee Safety Reporting. Invited presentation to the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Probst, T. M. (2013, November). Job Insecurity and Relationships with Employee Safety and Well-Being. Keynote presentation to the Health and Safety Workshop “The Changing Employment Relationship and Worker Well-Being” sponsored by the Center for Research in Occupational and Environmental Toxicology (CROET) at OHSU, PSU, and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center,  Portland, OR.

Probst, T. M. (2013, September). Strategies to Shift Your Company’s Culture. Invited presentation to the SafeBuild Alliance, Portland, OR.

Probst, T. M. (2013, June). Evaluating Safety Culture and Climate: Key Measurement Issues. Invited presentation to the CPWR/NIOSH Safety Culture/Climate Workshop, Washington, DC.

Probst, T. M. (2013, March). Safety climate and supervisor safety leadership: Leading indicators of employee safety reporting. Invited presentation to the Oregon Governor’s Conference on Occupational Safety and Health. GOSH_2013_Probst.pdf

Probst, T. M. (2011, March). Organizational culture, climate, and safety: Understanding the fundamentals.  Invited presentation to the Oregon Governor’s Conference on Occupational Safety and Health.

Probst, T. M. (2008, October). Psychosocial predictors of accident under-reporting. Invited presentation to the Northwest Occupational Health Conference, Seattle, WA.

Probst, T. M. (2006, October).  Individual- and organizational- accident under-reporting: The moderating effect of organizational safety climate. Invited presentation to the Portland Industrial/Organizational Psychology Association, Portland, OR.

Probst, T. M. (2002, June). Organizational safety climate and production pressure: Attenuating and exacerbating job insecurity’s toll on employee safety. SHRM Research Award invited address at the 2002 annual conference of the Society for Human Resource Management, Philadelphia, PA.