Department of Psychology

Dr Andrew Weyman

27659-0117-andrew-weyman

Senior Lecturer

10West 4.31
Email: a.weyman@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 5279

Profile

Dr Andrew Weyman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath. He has over 20 years experience of research in applied psychology and human factors, specialising in the Psychology of Risk.

Previous roles include:

  • Principal Social researcher with the Health & Safety Executive (2004-2006)
  • Head of ‘Social and Organisational Factors Unit’ the Health and Safety Laboratory (2000-2004)

Research interests

  • Public understandings of risk and risk communication
  • Stakeholder engagement techniques
  • Design of behaviour change interventions
  • Hazard risk assessment and risk management - including systems design and emergency planning
  • Evidence based practice in public policy research & delivery
  • Intervention design & evaluation

Teaching

Publications

Book Sections

Weyman, A. and Barnett, J., 2016. Heuristics and biases in decision making about risks. In: Burgess, A., Alemanno, A. and Zinn, J., eds. Handbook of Risk Studies. London, U. K.: Routledge, pp. 131-139.

Weyman, A. K. and Boocock, M., 2015. Managing work-related musculoskeletal disorders - socio-technical 'solutions' and unintended psychosocial consequences. In: Biron, C. and Karanika Murray, M., eds. Derailed Organisational Interventions for Stress and Well-Being. Netherlands: Springer, 45 - 53.

Weyman, A., 2012. Evidence based practice - its contribution to learning in managing workplace health risks. In: Biron, C., Karanika-Murray, M. and Cooper, C., eds. Improving organizational interventions for stress and well-being. London: Routledge, pp. 333-350.

Weyman, A., 2012. Evidence-based practice – its contribution to learning in managing workplace health risks. In: Birom, C., Karanika-Murray, M. and Cooper, C., eds. Improving organizational interventions for stress and well-being. Routledge.

Weyman, A., Wainwright, D., O'Hara, R., Jones, P. and Buckingham, A., 2012. Improving communications about extending working life amongst individuals:learning from models of behavioural and attitudinal change. In: Weyman, A., Wainwright, D., O'Hara, R., Jones, P. and Buckingham, A., eds. Extending Working Life. Sheffield, U. K.: Department of Work and Pensions, pp. 59-179. (Department for Work and Pensions Research Reports; RR 809)

Nazaruk, M., Weyman, A. and Hellier, E., 2010. An immersed approach to workplace safety culture intervention and behavioural change: Insights about factors which the literature remains silent about. In: Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies. , pp. 370-376.

Gervais, R., Weyman, A. and Williamson, J., 2010. Presenteeism and occupational accidents: A correlation waiting to happen. In: Iavicoli, S., Jain, A., Petyx, M. and Tang, J., eds. Proceedings of the 9th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychologists Conference. Nottingham: University of Nottingham Press, xliv.

Gervais, R., Weyman, A. and Williamson, J., 2010. The perception of risk, job satisfaction and occupational accidents within a healthy work climate. In: Iavicoli, S., Jain, A., Petyx, M. and Tang, J., eds. Proceedings of the 9th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychologists Conference. Nottingham: University of Nottingham Press, xli.

Weyman, A. K., 2009. The Social and Economic Benefits of Improving the Quality of Working Lives of Older Workers and Employees with Established Health Conditions. In: Whitfield, K., ed. Employee Well-Being and Working Life: Towards an Evidence-Based Policy Agenda. Swindon: ESRC/HSE.

Weyman, A., 2006. An overview of the principal U.K. systems for safety warnings and signage. In: Wogalter, M., ed. The Handbook of Warnings. CRC Press. (Human Factors and Ergonomics)

Weyman, A. K., 2005. Reflections on UK and EU systems of health and safety warnings and signage. In: Wogalter, M., ed. Handbook of Warnings. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 565-583.

Articles

Weyman, A., Buckingham, A. and Roy, D., 2016. Forthcoming. The challenge of older worker retention in the UK's National Health Service. Industrial Relations Journal

O'Hara, R., Johnson, M., Hirst, E., Weyman, A., Shaw, D., Mortimer, P., Newman, C., Storey, M., Turner, J., Mason, S., Quinn, T., Shewan, J. and Siriwardena, N., 2014. A qualitative study of decision-making and safety in ambulance service transitions. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2 (56).

Karanika-Murray, M. and Weyman, A. K., 2013. Optimising workplace interventions for health and well-being:A commentary on the limitations of the public health perspective within the workplace health arena. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 6 (2), 17089837.

Weyman, A., Wainwright, D., O'Hara, R., Jones, P. and Buckingham, A., 2013. Working overtime:The key role of choice architecture in motivating extended working life. Public Service Review: Europe, 25, pp. 110-111.

Jeffcott, S., Pidgeon, N., Weyman, A. and Walls, J., 2006. Risk, trust and safety culture in UK train operating companies. Risk Analysis, 26 (5), pp. 1105-1121.

Boocock, M. G., Weyman, A. K. and Mcilroy, R., 2006. Bedside safety rails: assessment of strength requirements and the appropriateness of current designs. Ergonomics, 49 (7), 631 - 650.

Weyman, A., Pidgeon, N., Walls, J. and Horlick‐Jones, T., 2006. Exploring comparative ratings and constituent facets of public trust in risk regulatory bodies and related stakeholder groups. Journal of Risk Research, 9 (6), pp. 605-622.

Walls, J., Pidgeon, N., Weyman, A. and Horlick-Jones, T., 2004. Critical trust: understanding lay perceptions of health and safety risk regulation. Health Risk & Society, 6 (2), 133 - 150.

Weyman, A., Clarke, D. D. and Cox, T., 2003. Developing a factor model of coal miners’ attributions on risk-taking at work. Work & Stress, 17 (4), 306 - 320.

Reports/Papers

Barnett, J. and Weyman, A., 2016. Communication Challenges Associated with the Expression of Uncertainty in the Plant Health Risk Register. University of Bath.

Barnett, J. and Weyman, A., 2015. Communication challenges associated with the expression of uncertainty in the Plant Health Risk Register. FERA.

O'Hara, R., Johnson, M., Hirst, E., Weyman, A., Shaw, D., Mortimer, P., Newman, C., Storey, M., Newman, C., Storey, M., Turner, J., Mason, S., Quinn, T., Shewan, J. and Siriwardena, N., 2014. A qualitative study of systemic influences on paramedic decision making: care transitions and patient safety.Vol. Health Serv Deliv Res 2014;2(56. Health Services and Delivery Research.

Weyman, A., 2013. IPR Policy Brief - Extending working life: behaviour change interventions. University of Bath.

Weyman, A., Wainwright, D., O'Hara, R., Jones, P. and Buckingham, A., 2012. Extending Working Life: Behaviour Change Interventions:Summary report. Department for Work and Pensions. (Department for Work and Pensions Research Reports)

Weyman, A., Wainwright, D., O'Hara, R., Jones, P. and Buckingham, A., 2012. Extending Working Life:Behaviour Change Interventions. Department for Work and Pensions. (Department for Work and Pensions Research Reports; RR 809)

Young, V., Bhaumik, C. and Weyman, A., 2011. Quality of working life: employee and managers views. HSE.

Casey, B., Charlwood, A., Frode, C., Green, F., Heaver, E., Spencer, D., Wainwright, D. and Weyman, A., 2010. Well-being and working Life: towards an evidence based policy agenda. Health & Safety Executive and Economic and Social Research Council. Health and Safety Executive.

Brown, A., Casey, B., Green, F., Haile, G., Wainwright, D., Wainwright, E., Weyman, A. and Whitfield, K., 2009. Employee Well-Being and Working Life: Towards an Evidence-Based Policy Agenda:Report on a Public Policy Seminar held at Health and Safety Executive, Rose Court, Southwark, London, 5 February, 2009. HSE.

Brown, A., Casey, B., Charlwood, A., Frode, C., Green, F., Haile, G., Heaver, E., Spencer, D., Wainwright, S., Weyman, A. K. and Whitfield, K., 2009. Well-being and working life: towards an evidence-based policy agenda. Economic and Social Research Council and Health & Safety Executive.

Weyman, A., Williamson, J. and Greaves, D., 2007. Pilot study to explore the public perception of the risks associated with veterinary medicines. Health and Safety Laboratory, Food Standards Agency.

Weyman, A., Pidgeon, N., Jeffcott, S. and Walls, J., 2006. Organisational Dynamics and Safety Culture in UK Train Operating Companies.Vol. RR421. Health and Safety Executive.

Dickety, N., Weyman, A. and Marlow, P., 2005. Measuring Workplace Transport Safety Performance Health and Safety Laboratory. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A., Dickety, N. and Marlow, P., 2005. Measuring Workplace Transport Safety Performance.Vol. HSL/2005/03. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A. and Shearn, P., 2005. Teaching Practice in Risk Education for 5-16 year olds. In England, Scotland and Wales. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A. and Dickety, N., 2004. Development of a behavioural safety measure to monitor workplace transport safety interventions.Vol. IR/L/ERG/23 04. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A. and Marlow, P., 2004. Development of a psychometric measure of manual handling safety culture for the offshore industry.Vol. IR/L/ERG/2304. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Marlow, P. and Weyman, A., 2004. What Works in HSE? Exploring the Contextual Knowledge of Operational Staff.Vol. HSL/2004/11. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A. and Wright, S., 2003. Evaluation of TRANSCO’s gas main incident classification and investigation procedures.Vol. IR/L/ERG/12/03. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Pidgeon, N., Walls, J., Weyman, A. and Horlick-Jones, T., 2003. Perceptions of and Trust in the Health and Safety Executive as a Risk Regulator. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A., Chambers, H. and Keen, C., 2002. Exploring Employers Understandings and use of Exposure Limits in managing risks associated with chemicals used in surface coating. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Chambers, H., Weyman, A. and Keen, C., 2002. Exploring Employers Understandings and use of Exposure Limits in managing risks associated with chemicals used in surface coating.Vol. IR/L/OH/14/02. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A. and Jackson, J. A., 2001. Developing behavioural bench making measures to asses slip and trip hazards management in the food retail sector.Vol. IR/L/ES/03/01. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A. and Gray, M., 2000. 'Report to the Public Inquiry into the Ladbroke Grove Rail Disaster. Report No 3: 'Human Computer Interaction and the potential for error in signalling systems'.Vol. IR/L/ES/00/5. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A., Riley, D., O'Hara, R. and Dickety, N., 2000. Report to the Public Inquiry into the Ladbroke Grove Rail Disaster. Report No 1: 'The potential for driver error'.Vol. IR/L/ES/003. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A. and O'Hara, R., 2000. Report to the Public Inquiry into the Ladbroke Grove Rail Disaster. Report No 2: 'Issues of passenger egress and evacuation.Vol. IR/L/ES/004. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Robertson, I., Duff, R., Marsh, T., Philips, R., Weyman, A. and Cooper, D., 1999. Improving Safety on Construction Sites by changing Personnel Behaviour: Phase 2.Vol. CRR 229. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A. and Kelly, C. J., 1999. Risk perception and risk communication: A review of literature.Vol. CRR 148. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A., 1999. The effects of job-insecurity and incentive schemes on safety behaviour. A review of literature.Vol. IR/L/EBS/99/21. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A. and Anderson, M., 1998. An assessment of the introduction of risk assessment systems in the UK mining industry.Vol. IR/L/EBS/98/3. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A. and Anderson, M., 1998. Development of an accident classification taxonomy for UK mines.Vol. IR/L/EBS/98/15. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A. and Anderson, M., 1997. An assessment of the introduction of risk assessment systems in the UK mining industry.Vol. IR/L/EBS/98/23. Health and Safety Executive.

Boocock, M. and Weyman, A., 1997. Investigating psycho-social determinants of work related upper limb disorders.Vol. IR/L/EWP/97/14. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A., 1997. Psycho-social determinants of work related upper limb disorders - A review of literature. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A. and Anderson, M., 1996. Development of a factor model of safety culture in three deep coal mines.Vol. IR/L/EWP/96/20. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A., Goddard, H., Weale, V. and Riley, D., 1996. Users perceptions in the use of non-agricultural pesticide related personal protective equipment.Vol. IR/L/EWP/95/22. Health and Safety Executive.

Weyman, A., Pittard, V., Goddard, H. and Riley, D., 1995. Pilot investigation into asbestos risk awareness amongst building maintenance workers.Vol. IR/L/EBS/95/2. Health and Safety Executive.

Pittard, V. and Weyman, A., 1993. An ergonomics evaluation of risk taking of underground mine locomotive drivers.Vol. IR/L/EBS/93/6. Health and Safety Executive.

Conference or Workshop Items

Weyman, A., Buckingham, A. and Roy, D., 2016. Forthcoming. Extending Working Life - Health Professionals Late Career Transitions, a Demographic Time Bomb for the UKs National Health Service. In: European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference 2016, 2016-04-11 - 2016-04-13.

Roy, D., Weyman, A. and Buckingham, A., 2016. Forthcoming. Older Physiotherapists and Uncertain Futures. In: European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference, 2014-04-14 - 2014-04-16.

Roy, D. and Weyman, A., 2016. Paramedics - what chance of working longer? In: European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference, 2014-04-14 - 2014-04-16.

Bennett, A., Hellier, E. and Weyman, A., 2015. Forthcoming. Characterising influences on safety culture in military aviation:a methodologically grounded approach.

Themistocleous, D. and Weyman, A., 2015. Developing an Employee Resilience Climate Assessment Tool,. In: Work, Stress and Health 2015, 2015-05-06 - 2015-05-09.

O'Hara, R., Johnson, M., Hirst, E., Weyman, A., Shaw, D., Mortimer, P., Newman, C., Storey, M., Turner, J., Mason, S., Quinn, T., Sherwan, J. and Siriwardena, A., 2015. Service user perspectives on patient safety in the ambulance service. In: HSRN Symposium, 2015-07-01 - 2015-07-02.

O'Hara, R., Johnnson, M., Hirst, E., Weyman, A., Shaw, D., Mortimer, P., Newman, C., Storey, M., Turner, J., Mason, S., Quinn, T., Sherwan, J. and Siriwardena, A., 2015. Service user perspectives on patient safety in the ambulance service.

O'Hara, R., Johnson, M., Hirst, E., Weyman, A., Shaw, D., Mortimer, P., Newman, C., Storey, M., Turner, J., Quinn, T., Sherwan, J. and Siriwardena, A., 2014. Decision Making and Safety in Ambulance Service Transitions.

Themistocleous, D. and Weyman, A., 2014. Exploring factors that are critical to building a resilient workforce.

O'Hara, R., Johnson, M., Hirst, E., Weyman, A., Shaw, D., Mortimer, P., Newman, C., Storey, M., Turner, J., Mason, S., Quinn, T., Sherwan, J. and Siriwardena, A., 2014. Improving the quality of decision-making and safety in prehospital and urgent care transitions.

Weyman, A., Blackford, K. and Hellier, L., 2014. Quality of working life – the case for a segmented approach to intervention. In: European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference, 2014-04-14 - 2014-04-16.

Weyman, A., 2014. Tackling excessive risk-aversion and over-compliance with health and safety regulations. In: Westminster Legal Policy Forum, Keynote Seminar,, 2014-01-10.

Weyman, A., Themistrocleous, D. and Wainwright, D., 2014. The Interplay Between Employee Resilience and Work-Related Factors. In: European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference (EAOHP), 2014-04-14 - 2014-04-16.

Weyman, A., Meadows, P. and Weyman, A., 2013. Extending working life - audit of research - impacts on NHS staff. In: UNISON Annual Conference, 2013-04-23.

Weyman, A. and Blackford, K., 2013. Quality of Working Life – What’s Important to you?

Bennett, V., Bell, N., Lunt, J., Webster, J. and Weyman, A., 2012. Developing health and safety diagnostic tool:Gateway measure for the toolkit.

Weyman, A., 2012. Employee perspectives on quality of working life:The scope for a management standards approach. In: 2nd International Wellbeing at Work Conference, 2012-05-21 - 2012-05-23.

Blackford, K. and Weyman, A., 2012. Employee perspectives on variables contributing to quality of working life (QoWL):A grounded approach. In: 2nd International Wellbeing at Work Conference, 2012-05-21 - 2012-05-23.

Blackford, K. and Weyman, A., 2012. Employee perspectives on variables contributing to quality of working life - a grounded approach.

Weyman, A., 2012. Health Work and Well-Being - An Opportunity Missed. In: 2nd International Wellbeing at Work Conference, 2012-05-21 - 2012-05-23.

Weyman, A., 2010. The social amplification of risk: implications for workplace risk management culture. In: Institute of Work Psychology Conference, 2010-06-01.

Nazaruk, M., Weyman, A. and Hellier, E., 2010. Decreasing the Rate of Industrial Accidents: Application of Safety Culture Intervention. In: Parliamentary Scientific Committee Set for Britain Competition Event, 2010-03-01.

Nazaruk, M., Weyman, A. and Hellier, E., 2010. Changing Safety Culture. In: Second GWR Research Symposium, 2010-01-01.

Weyman, A., 2010. Quality of working life - implications of extending the age of retirement beyond 60/65yrs.

Weyman, A., 2010. Socio-demographic implications of extended working life. In: Iavicoli, S., Jain, A., Petyx, M. and Tang, J., eds. Proceedings of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychologists Conference, 2010-01-01. Nottingham: University of Nottingham Press, p. 310.

McDougall, A. and Weyman, A., 2010. Worker Engagement Initiatives at Boulby Mine. In: Midland Institute of Mining Engineers Conference, 2010-01-01.

Nazaruk, M., Weyman, A. and Hellier, E., 2009. Beyond behaviours: factors behind successful implementation of safety interventions. In: Behavoural Safety Now Conference, 2009-10-07 - 2009-10-08.

Nazaruk, M., Weyman, A. and Hellier, E., 2009. Making it Happen: Factors Affecting Successful Implementation of Safety Culture Interventions.

Gervis, R. L., Williamson, J. and Weyman, A. K., 2008. Assessing the factors that influence the return to work of employees on sickness absence. In: 8th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, 2008-11-12 - 2008-11-14.

Nazaruk, M., Weyman, A. and Hellier, E., 2008. Changing Minds: Developing Effective Safety Culture Interventions.

Weyman, A., 2008. The role of blame in the risk management of everything:a study of risk management style and implications for safety culture in train operating companies in Great Britain. In: Midland Institute of Mining Engineers Annual Conference, 2008-01-01.

Weyman, A., 2008. Well-being and working Life towards an evidence-based policy agenda. In: HSE ESRC Seminar,, 2008-03-27.

Weyman, A. K. and Bibby, P., 2007. Gauging public concern: Developing a psychometric tool for use by risk regulatory bodies. In: British Psychological Society 2007 Social Psychology Section Annual Conference, 2007-05-01.

Weyman, A., 2007. The cost of accidents: Investing for a positive safety culture. In: Midland Institute of Mining Engineers Annual Conference, 2008-01-01.

Boocock, M. G., Weyman, A. K. and McIlroy, R., 2005. The ergonomics design assessment and usability of bedside safety rails. In: International Conference on Healthcare Systems Ergonomics and Patient Safety (HEPS 2005), 2005-03-30 - 2005-04-02.

Weyman, A. K., Pidgeon, N. F., Walls, J. and Horlick-Jones, T., 2004. Critical trust and risk regulation. In: British Psychological Society 51st Social Psychology Section Annual Conference, Symposium on Trust in Organisations, 2004-01-01.

Weyman, A., O'Hara, R. and Jackson, J., 2003. Passenger egress, risk communication and the Ladbroke Grove rail disaster. In: International Ergonomics Conference, 2003-08-24 - 2003-08-29. Health & Safety Laboratory.

Weyman, A., 2003. The scope for synergy between human factors and occupational hygiene in workplace risk assessment and control.

Weyman, A. and Jackson, J., 2002. The scope for developing safety performance 'benchmarking' measures in the food retail sector.

Weyman, A., 2001. Psycho-social influences on the reporting of work related upper limb disorders - A grounded theory approach.

Weyman, A. and Goddard, H., 1998. Some insights into the effects of knowledge on risk perception and precautionary behaviour.

Weyman, A. and Thyer, A., 1996. 'Investigating the scope for improvements in navigational aids to assist evacuation from underground mine workings under poor visibility conditions.

Rickett, B., Orbell, S., Shearan, P. and Weyman, A., 1996. Determinants of Safety Behaviour in the Workplace.

Riley, D. and Weyman, A., 1995. A Survey of permit-to-work systems and permit form design in small to medium sized chemical plants.

Weyman, A., 1995. Changing the culture - the Tower experience.

Marsh, T., Robertson, I., Duff, A., Phillips, R. and Weyman, A., 1995. Goal Setting and Feedback - does it work the way we think it does?

Robertson, I., Duff, A., Phillips, R., Weyman, A. and Cooper, D., 1995. Reducing Unsafe Behaviour - How to get rid of stubborn accident statistics.

Marsh, T., Duff, A., Robertson, I., Philips, R., Weyman, A. and Cooper, D., 1994. Practical problems encountered attempting to improve safety through behavioural interventions.

Weyman, A., 1994. Risk taking behaviour - with specific reference to 'Falls of ground' incidents in small private coal mines.

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