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Shafaei Gholami P, Nassiri P, Yarahmadi R, Hamidi A, Mirkazemi R. Assessment of Contractors' HSE Performance based on Key Indicators in a Petrochemical Industrial Setting: (a Case Study). ioh. 2014; 11 (3) :59-70
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1037-en.html
Department of HSE Management , Science and Research Branch,Islamic Azad university ,Tehran, Iran , pari656@yahoo.com
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  Background and aims: According to the progressive trend of contracting companies' activity in petrochemical industries, also the significant role of HSE in sustainable improvement, it seems that there is a need to have an appropriate plan for evaluation of Contractor s performance.

  The purposeofthisresearch is the assessment and evaluation of Contractor s HSE performance based onkey indicators inthepetrochemicalcompany.

  Methods : In this descriptive and cross-sectional study data was gathered using two types of questionnaires and checklist. Research population were includedfourteen contracting companies working in a petrochemical company. Sevenelements ofHSEmanagementsystemsaskey indicatorsandevaluationcriteriahavebeendeveloped.The averagepercentageofquestionsasthebenchmarkindex(less than50 %, 50 unfavorable ,70-75 % acceptable,75-90 % Good, 90-100 % favorable ) were considered . Collected data were analyzed by nonparametric methods with correlation and Kruskal-Wallistest . The percentage and average are used in descriptive statistics .

  Results: Our results revealed that all related performance criteria were implemented by more than70% of cases actually. Also about 90% of companies were in favorable, good and acceptablecondition. Kruskal-Wallistest resultsshowed thattheperformanceofcompanies in differentindicators (p=0.437) and alsobetweenthedifferentcompanies in allparameters there was no significant difference(p =0.423, p=1).

  Conclusion: Results showed that Contractors HSE performance based on key indicators in mostcompanies were in favorable condition and in limited numbers of them were good and acceptable . This relativelyfavorableconditioncan be resulted by the establishment of the HSEmanagementinPetrochemical Companyas well as contractors commitment to respect Client's HSE rules and regulations.

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Received: 2013/08/17 | Accepted: 2014/02/1 | Published: 2014/09/15

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