Mental Process Model for Human-based Safety Management in Construction Industry

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dc.description학위논문 (석사)-- 서울대학교 대학원 : 건축학과, 2013. 2. 이현수.-
dc.description.abstractSafety management parts can be classified into Environment-based Safety Management (ESM) and Human-based Safety Management (HSM). To attain a desired safety level, improving both parts is required. The current safety management, however, is conducted focusing mainly on the ESM, not on the HSM. In order to conduct balanced safety management, a mental process to support the HSM is required to be identified. Thus, this study presents a mental process model which explicates how a worker makes a decision on safe behaviors. The model consists of three sub-models: Model for Workers Decision-Making on Safe Behavior, Model for Optimistic Recovery, and Model for Habituation. Model for Workers Decision-Making on Safe Behaviors explains how a worker makes a decision based on his/her risk perception and expected utility of safe behaviors. Model for Optimistic Recovery explains how the effect of accidents on a worker dwindles and how the worker recovers from the effect of accidents. Model for Habituation explains the behavioral inertia due to habituation.
Based on the quantified mental process model, three strategies were suggested.

(a) Allocate most of the incentives to the early stage if giving incentives is considered.

(b) Encourage workers to share information of accidents.

(c) Help workers to believe the shared accidents as what can happen to them.

This study has provided a better understanding and a logical basis for the HSM. In addition, the HSM strategies proposed in this study can be meaningful alternatives to decision-makers.
dc.description.tableofcontents1.Introduction 1
1.1 Background 1
1.2 Objectives and Basic Framework 3
1.3 Assumptions and Research Process 4
2.Preliminary Study 6
2.1 Basic Concept 6
2.2 Main Factors 8
2.3 Previous Mental Process Models 11
2.4 System Dynamics 15
2.5 Summary 16
3.Workers Mental Process Models 17
3.1 Model for Workers Decision-Making on Safe Behavior 17
3.2 Model for Optimistic Recovery 20
3.3 Model for Habituation 22
3.4 Analysis 24
3.5 Summary 28
4.Strategies for Human-based Safety Management 30
4.1 Incentive for Safe Behavior 30
4.2 Communication Level 34
4.3 Immersion in Accidents 39
4.4 Summary 43
5.Conclusions 44
5.1 Results and Discussions 44
5.2 Contributions 46
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dc.publisher서울대학교 대학원-
dc.subjectMental Process Model-
dc.subjectSafety Management-
dc.subjectSafety Attitude-
dc.subjectRisk Perception-
dc.subjectSystem Dynamics-
dc.titleMental Process Model for Human-based Safety Management in Construction Industry-
dc.contributor.AlternativeAuthorMingyu Shin-
dc.contributor.affiliation공과대학 건축학과-
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College of Engineering/Engineering Practice School (공과대학/대학원)Dept. of Architecture and Architectural Engineering (건축학과)Theses (Master's Degree_건축학과)
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