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Safety Cultures, Safety Models pp Cite as. Safety culture means different things to different people which subsequently guides their improvement efforts. A revised model of safety culture is offered to help guide readers in their quest to improve their safety cultures, along with an adapted model of safety culture maturity. Its purpose is to improve occupational safety in organisations, by preventing low frequency, high severity events such as Chernobyl, Bhopal, Piper Alpha, Texas City, Deepwater Horizon, etc. This clarity led directly to the evaluation and augmentation stage.
An attitude is a positive, negative, or mixed evaluation of an object expressed at some level of intensity. It is an expression of a favorable or unfavorable evaluation of a person, place, thing, or event. These are fundamental determinants of our perceptions of and actions toward all aspects of our social environment. Attitudes involve a complex organization of evaluative beliefs, feelings, and tendencies toward certain actions. We tend to approach, seek out, or be associated with things we like; we avoid, shun, or reject things we do not like. Some examples of attitudes are- he has a positive attitude about the changes, she is friendly and has a good attitude, he was showing some attitude during practice today, so the coach benched him, I like my friends that means I am expressing my attitudes towards my friends, etc.
He has a keen interest in self-regulated learning. Attitudes are a construct of internal beliefs and value systems. In our various roles, our beliefs, values and attitudes are constantly interacting with those of our peers, friends, family or teachers. We seem to instinctively 'like' the individuals who share our core values and beliefs. Harmonising our value systems is what makes a relationship successful, be it personal, educational or professional.
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As human beings, we all have our own values, beliefs and attitudes that we have developed throughout the course of our lives. Our family, friends, community and the experiences we have had all contribute to our sense of who we are and how we view the world. If, as community services workers, we are to provide a service that meets the needs of our target groups and helps them to feel empowered, we need to be aware of our own personal values, beliefs and attitudes and be prepared to adopt the professional values of our industry—and not impose our own ideas on our clients. Values are principles, standards or qualities that an individual or group of people hold in high regard. These values guide the way we live our lives and the decisions we make.