SAFETY RESEARCH UNIT


Bahar Öz (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

 

bahar öz

 

 

 

Office: B33

Phone: +90 312 210 5945

E-mail: ozbahar@metu.edu.tr

 

 

 

Biography

 

Ph.D., Psychology of Work, Technology and Organizations, University of Helsinki, 2011.

M.S., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Middle East Technical University, 2003.

B.S., Psychology, Middle East Technical University, 2000.

 

 

 

Research Interests

 

Professional drivers; Human factors in driving; Safety interventions in traffic and transportation settings; Organizational culture; Safety culture; Safety performance.

 

 

 

Representative Publications

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2013). An investigation of professional drivers: Organizational safety climate, driver behaviours and performance. Transportation Research Part F, 16, 81-91.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2010). Professional and non-professional drivers' stress reactions and risky driving. Transportation Research Part F, 13(1), 32-40.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2010). An investigation of the relationship between organizational climate and professional drivers’ driver behaviours. Safety Science, 48, 1484-1489.

 

Öz, B, & Lajunen, T. (2008). Effects of organizational safety culture on driver behaviours and accident involvement amongst professional drivers. L. Dorn (ed.) Driver behaviour and training, 143-153. Hampshire: Ashgate.