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RezaeiiBaghebidi M H, Halvani G, Ghiyasi S, Dehghanitafti A. Assessing Safety Culture and its Influencing Factors in a Steel-Manufacturing Plant. TB 2017; 16 (4) :37-48
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-2305-en.html
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Introduction : Safety culture reflects the values, attitudes, perceptions, and behavior patterns of individual or collective efforts and commitment, success and effectiveness of a safety management system is determined.The aim of this study was to investigate factors affecting safety culture is one of the steel industry.
Methods : The most familiar tool to measure psychological aspects, safety culture questionnaire.In this cross - sectional study using a standard questionnaire, 202 personnel of a company producing steel were studied. The questionnaire has 74 questions in two parts of sociological and questions to measure safety culture.The collected data is transferred to spss software(version 19) and using descriptive statistics and analytical results were analyzed.
Results :The average final score  safety culture in the participants in this study was 167/98 ± 22/07 from the total score of 325.The difference of scores of safety culture in the various educational groups is statistically significant(p=0/02). In addition, the difference of safety culture total score were statistically significant among workers with and without accidents(p=0/02) .
Conclusion: According to the findings, the safety culture has the highest correlation with the dimension of management commitment. Management organization with appropriate support in planning and implementing safety programs play an important role in creating, fostering a safety culture that lives lead to safe behaviors evolve, improve safety culture and thus reduce the accident statistics agency.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/10/10 | Accepted: 2016/12/21 | Published: 2017/11/18

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