'Choose Safety'. An evaluation of a Health and Safety module for use in secondary schools. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway
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Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., Galvin, M. (2008) Choose Safety'. An evaluation of a Health and Safety module for use in secondary schools. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway. .
The overall aim of this project was to comprehensively evaluate the pilot of the 'Choose Safety' module developed by the H.S.A. The module is a teaching and learning pack for post-primary students. The main objectives of the study were to: provide a profile of the types of employment students in the roll-out area schools were engaged in and estimate length of working hours, to assess the impact of the programme upon the students¿ knowledge of health and safety informaiton and upon their safety beliefs and behaviour, to assess the ¿Choose Safety¿ module process i.e. the perceived usefulness of the structure and appropriateness of the content of the module material, etc. from the students, teachers and coordinators involved in the pilot, and finally, to assess the operational aspects of the programme i.e. the methodology employed to recruit schools and teachers and the delivery of the packs and support provided to the teachers.