Warnings and Risk Communication

Warnings and Risk Communication

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Questions regarding how best to communicate warnings and risk information, whether such communications are likely to be effective, and what factors influence the communication process are important across many of society's facets today. Stimulated by the tremendous growth in litigation on product liability and associated personal injury, research into warning and risk communication has developed rapidly over the last few years. This book addresses the major issues in theory, research and applications of warnings and risk communication, bringing together the leading international authorities in the field.Lehto and Foley (1991) conducted a field study of ATV operator behavior in six states that did or did not have ... on battery booster cables to convey the proper procedure of connecting them to jump-start an automobile with a dead battery.

Title:Warnings and Risk Communication
Author:Michael S. Wogalter, Dave DeJoy, Kenneth R. Laughery
Publisher:CRC Press - 2005-07-28


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