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  1. The For McMurray demonstration project in social marketing : health-and safety-related behaviour among oil sands workers.

    Article - En anglais

    This is the first round in a series of surveys conducted in Fort McMurray as part of the Fort McMurray Demonstration Project in social marketing.

    This component of the survey was intended to focus on the most prominent group of employed workers in the community and to compare their patterns of response with the community as a whole.

    Respondents to the survey were overwhelmingly male (96%), married (72.9%) and living in households of two to five persons (87.9%). They were predominantly aged 30-44 (55%) and graduates of high school (53.5%). Younger male workers (below age 30) were more likely to have a high school diploma (78.3%) or some additional technical or vocational training (21.7% compared to 12.5% overall) and to be unmarried or separated.

    Attitudes toward safety-related behaviours were stronger than for respondents from the community as a whole.

    Approximately 70-100% of all age groups and both sexes showed strong agreement with attitudes involving child car seats and the unacceptability of drinking and driving.

    These attitudes include strong advocacy of vigorous enforcement of occupational health and safety standards.

    However, they showed a variability similar to the community as a whole in behaviour at home compared to work, generally reporting more consistent use of personal protection on the job than in their own homes, particularly hearing protection. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Sable bitumineux, Programme sanitaire, Promotion santé, Sécurité travail, A domicile, Comportement, Attitude, Travailleur, Homme, Traumatisme, Alberta, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Enquête, Médecine travail, Mode de vie, Qualité vie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Oil sand, Sanitary program, Health promotion, Work safety, At home, Behavior, Attitude, Worker, Human, Trauma, Alberta, Canada, North America, America, Inquiry, Occupational medicine, Life habit, Quality of life

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0414418

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 10/04/1997.