Publications

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.

Stephen Hawking.

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Journal Papers

Bhandari, S., & Hallowell, M. R. (2017). Emotional Engagement in Safety Training: Impact of Naturalistic Injury Simulations on the Emotional State of Construction Workers. Journal of construction engineering and management, 143(12), 04017090.

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Bhandari, S., Hallowell, M. R., & Correll, J. (2019). Making construction safety training interesting: A field-based quasi-experiment to test the relationship between emotional arousal and situational interest among adult learners. Safety Science117, 58-70.

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Hallowell, M. R., Bhandari, S., & Alruqi, W. (2019). Methods of safety prediction: analysis and integration of risk assessment, leading indicators, precursor analysis, and safety climate. Construction Management and Economics, 1-14.

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Bhandari, S., Hallowell, M. R., Boven, L. V., Welker, K. M., Golparvar-Fard, M., & Gruber, J. (2019). Using Augmented Virtuality to Examine How Emotions Influence Construction-Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Safety Decisions. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management146(2), 04019102.

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Salas, R., Hallowell, M., Balaji, R., & Bhandari, S. (2020). Safety Risk Tolerance in the Construction Industry: Cross-Cultural Analysis. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management146(4), 04020022.

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Bhandari S., & Hallowell M. R. Identifying and Controlling for Biases in Expert-Opinion Research: Guidelines for Variations of Delphi, Nominal Group Technique, and Focus Groups. (Under Review @ Journal of Construction Engineering and Management).

Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper

Bhandari, S., & Hallowell, M. R., (2015). New multimedia safety education program: impacts on emotions, risk perceptions, and learning. Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Construction Specialty Conference, Vancouver, June 7-10, 2015. [WINNER OF BEST PAPER AWARD]

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Bhandari, S., Hallowell, M. R., Van Boven, L., Gruber, J., & Welker, K. M. (2016). Emotional states and their impacts on hazard identification skills. Proceedings of the ASCE 2016 Construction Research Congress (CRC), San Juan, PR, May 31-June 2, 2016.

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Patil K. R., Bhandari S., Ayer S. K., & Hallowell M. R. (2018). Potential for Virtual Reality and Haptic Feedback to Enhance Learning Outcomes Among Construction Workers. Proceedings of 18th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR), Auckland, New Zealand, November 21-23, 2018.

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Bhandari, S., Hallowell, M. R., Van Boven, L. , Golparvar-Fard, M.,Welker, K. M., & Gruber, J. (2018). Using augmented virtuality to understand the situational awareness model. Proceedings of the ASCE 2018 Construction Research Congress (CRC), New Orleans, LA, April 2-4, 2018.

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Bhandari S., Hallowell M. R., Salas R., and Alruqi W. (2019). Global differences in Risk Tolerance Levels Among Construction Workers. Proceedings of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Construction Specialty Conference/ Construction Research Congress, Laval (Greater Montreal), Canada, June 12 – June 15, 2019.

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Techara U., Bhandari S., Hallowell M. R. (Accepted). Does Fatigue Reduce Hazard Recognition Performance among Transmission Workers? Proceedings of the ASCE 2020 Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, Arizona, March 8th – 11th, 2020.

Bhandari S., Hallowell M. R., Albert A. (Accepted). Improving Hazard Recognition Performance: Insights from Literature Review. Proceedings of the ASCE 2020 Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, Arizona, March 8th – 11th, 2020.

Alruqi W., and Bhandari S. (Accepted). Differences in Risk Perception among Diverse Cultural Groups on Construction Sites. Proceedings of the ASCE 2020 Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, Arizona, March 8th – 11th, 2020.

Alsharef A., Albert A., Jaselskis E., and Bhandari S. (Accepted). Construction Safety Training: Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices. Proceedings of the ASCE 2020 Construction Research Congress (CRC), Tempe, Arizona, March 8th – 11th, 2020.