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Astudy on relationship between production link worker\'s safety attitude and their safe act in of arak metal industry

Author(s): M. Heidari | A.A. Farshad | SH. Arghami

Journal: Iran Occupational Health
ISSN 1735-5133

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Safety cutture | safety climate | safe act | attitude

  Background and aims   Unsafe attitude are the offset of occurring an accident. Although conducting few studies regarding to systematic measurement on requirement and attitude in the  field of safety in organization. One of the critical factors in order to make attempts to provide some programmers increasing safety behaviors is acknowledging the safety climate of working  environment. In this study we are intending to evaluate the relationship between safety climate and safe behaviors and the relationship between these two variables and personal factors as well as.   Methods   Safety climate is measured by questionnaire and in order to determine the rate of safe behaviors the direct observation has been used. This survey has been conducted on 178 workers of a production line a certain industry j.e.metalic heavy industry.   Results   In trying to specify the reliability of questionnaire the internal consistency was measured. The rate of a crombach was reched to 91% to determine the structure of safety climate the factor analysis method was used. The analysis resulted a 4 factor answer which defines  60/30% of the total variance. There was a clear correlation between factors consisting the safety  climate and safe behaviors.   Conclusion   In general, there was no clear correlation between the factor climate and personal factors. There was a clear correlation between safe behaviors and two personal factors, e.g. age and work experience. There was no clear correlation between safe behaviors and educational   degrees.  
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