Godbey to discuss behavior-based safety in working environments

Published: Nov 8, 2006 2:30:20 PM
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Jessie F. Godbey, coordinator for the Occupational Safety & Health program at Jacksonville State University, will be the speaker at the next Department of Industrial and Systems seminar on Thursday, November 9 at 11 a.m. in Dunstan 202. His discussion, "The effects of behavior-based safety techniques on behavior variation, targeted and non-targeted safe behaviors and productivity and quality in manufacturing facilities," will work to provide an understanding of the effects of behavior variation that could assist in reducing workplace accidents and injuries.

Godbey, who will receive his doctorate in December, has taught at Jacksonville State, Montana Tech and Georgia Southern. A specialist in occupational safety and industry hygiene, Godbey also has worked for Ford Motor Company, General Motors and Braun Brumfield.