Analogues between Medical and Industrial Safety Research on Compliance Behavior

  • Henry P. Cole
  • Philip K. Berger
  • Thomas F. Garrity


Medical care compliance refers to the extent to which a person’s behavior coincides with medical or health advice. The advice is usually in the form of a prescription for the regular use of a medication or a regimen to change a life-style pattern, such as modification of diet, increasing exercise, flossing teeth, and similar activities designed to maintain or restore health.


Goal Setting Work Practice Medical Compliance Safety Program Underground Coal Mine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry P. Cole
    • 1
  • Philip K. Berger
    • 2
  • Thomas F. Garrity
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Educational and Counseling PsychologyUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  2. 2.Martin School of Public AdministrationUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Behavioral ScienceUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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