Safety Incentives, Rewards & Positive Reinforcement: Applications to Enrich a Work Culture
The safety field can probably claim the most misuses and abuses of incentives, rewards and positive reinforcement.  While inappropriate applications of incentive/reward strategies may look good on the surface, they can be harmful to your injury prevention efforts.  This presentation will explain why the most common applications of safety incentives/rewards can do more harm than good, and will specify how you can use incentives and rewards effectively to improve safety and enrich a work culture. 

This virtual class will take place on Wednesday, May 11 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL


  • Webcast with 30 day access to archived recording for ANYTIME/ANYWHERE viewing
  • Slides from the session
  • 0.2 CEUs

Webinar Pricing

  • Member Price $95.00
  • AIHA/ACHMM $105.00 (PLEASE NOTE: When registering online, you must enter the following coupon code for a $10.00 discount: AIHA1911 You may register online as a "Non-Member" and enter this coupon code into the field for "Registration Discount Code.")
  • List Price $115.00



E. Scott Geller, Ph.D

Safety Performance Solutions

The Virginia Tech Center for Applied Behavior Systems

E. Scott Geller, Alumni Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Applied Behavior Systems at Virginia Tech (VT) is Senior Partner of Safety Performance Solutions, a leading-edge organization specializing in behavior-based and people-based safety training and consulting.  He has authored or coauthored 31 books, 43 book chapters, 38 training manuals, 234 magazine articles, and over 350 research articles addressing the development and evaluation of behavior-change interventions to improve quality of life. He is senior partner of Safety Performance Solutions, a leading-edge consulting firm for behavior-based and people-based safety.

He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the World Academy of Productivity and Quality Sciences.  He is past Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (1989-1992), current Associate Editor of Environment and Behavior (since 1982), and current Consulting Editor for Behavior and Social Issues, the Behavior Analyst Digest, the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, and the Journal of Safety Research.

In 1982, Scott Geller received a teaching award from the American Psychological Association, and since then won every university teaching award offered at VT. Also, VT has awarded him the University Alumni Award for Excellence in Research, the Alumni Outreach Award for exemplary real-world applications of behavioral science; and awarded the University Alumni Award for Graduate Student Advising.  In 2005, Dr. Geller was awarded the Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award by the State Council of Higher Education.  He has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the International Organizational Behavior Management Network, and the American Psychological Foundation.  At the College of Wooster Graduation Ceremonies next May, Dr. Geller will be awarded the Honorary Degree Doctor of Humane Letters.

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