Dr. Tahira M. Probst

Professor of Psychology
Tahira Probst
Phone: (360) 546-9746
Fax: (360) 546-9038
Located in Classroom (VCLS) 208K
Support Staff: Janet DeWitt


Course ID Title Meeting Time Location Semester Syllabus
Psych 512 Correlation, Regression, & Quasi-Experimentation Tu,Th 12:00-1:15pm Spring 2016
Psych 311 Elementary Statistics Tu,Th Noon-1:50pm VUCB 100 Fall 2014
Psych 495 Field Experience in Personnel Psychology Tuesdays 2:50-4:05pm every other week TBD *Note: Handbook UPDATED 10/28/14 Spring 2015
Psych 412 Psychological Testing and Measurement Tu,Th 2:50-4:05pm VMMC 219 Fall 2014


  • Occupational Health, Well-Being and Safety
  • Economic Stress and Job Insecurity
  • Organizational Safety Climate
  • Accident Under-reporting

Click to visit the Occupational Health and Safety Lab website.

Lab Location: VCLS 05
Tel: (360) 546-9450

Recent Publications

Clarke, S., Probst, T. M., Guldenmund, F., & Passamore, J. (Eds.; forthcoming). Handbook of the Psychology of Occupational Health & Safety. Wiley-Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ.

Probst, T. M., Barbaranelli, C., & Petitta, L. (2013). The relationship between job insecurity and accident underreporting: A test in two countries. Work & Stress, 27, 383-402.

Probst, T. M., & Graso, M. (2013). Pressure to produce = Pressure to reduce accident reporting? Accident Analysis & Prevention, 59, 580-587.

Probst, T. M., Graso, M., Estrada, A. X., & Greer, S. (2013). Consideration of future consequences: A new predictor of employee safety. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 55, 124– 134.

Debus, M. E., Probst, T. M., König, C.J ., & Kleinmann, M. (2012). Catch me if I fall! Country-level resources in the job insecurity-job attitudes link. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 690-698.

Probst, T. M. (2012). Economic stress: Psychosocial risks in time of change. In V. Forastieri (Ed.) SOLVE: Integrating Health Promotion into Workplace OSH Policies (pp. 300-328). Geneva, Switzerland: International Labor Organization.

Probst, T. M. & Graso, M. (2011). Reporting and investigating accidents: Recognizing the tip of the iceberg. In S. Clarke, C. Cooper, & R. Burke (Eds.), Occupational health and safety: Psychological and behavioral challenges (pp. 71-94). Surrey, United Kingdom: Gower. 

Probst, T. M. (2011). Job insecurity: Implications for occupational health and safety. In A. Antoniou & C. Cooper (Eds.), New Directions in Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Medicine (pp. 313-328). Farnham, UK: Gower.

Konig, C. K., Probst, T. M., Staffen, S., & Graso, M. (2011). A Swiss-U.S. comparison of the correlates of job insecurity. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 60, 141–159.

Probst, T. M., & Estrada, A. X. (2010). Accident under-reporting among employees: Testing the moderating influence of safety climate and supervisor enforcement of safety practices. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42, 1438-1444.

Probst, T. M.  Brubaker, T. L., & Barsotti, A. (2008). Organizational injury rate under-reporting: An examination of the moderating effect of organizational safety climate. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(5), 1147-1154.


  • Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1998)
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Notre Dame (1993)