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rohollahi A. Investigation of relationship between different dimensions of safety climate with safety performance among aeronautical industries. ioh. 2015; 12 (3) :96-107
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1407-en.html

, aa.rohollahi@ssau.ac.ir
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Background and aims: Safety climate is an important index for safety management performance appraisal and occupational health within the workplace that can be used for the evaluation of employee’s attitude toward safety problems. The aim of this study is the investigation of relationship between different dimensions of safety climate with safety performance among aeronautical industries.

Methods: for measuring safety climate, Zaide et al. (2011) questionnaire with dimensions such as management commitment, safety problem communications, acceptance of responsibility by management, safe environment, risk perception, job satisfaction, safety issues awareness, and for measuring of safety performance, Arshadi et al. (2011) questionnaire based on Sui et al. (2003) were used. For investigation of relationship between safety climate factors and safety performance and for data analysis SPSS V: 19 and Structural Equation Modeling exclusively Smart PLS were used.

 Results: Results of this research indicated that management commitment with path coefficient of 0.672 and T- Value of8.110 safe environment with path coefficient of (0.743) and T- Value of 16.362 safety problem communications with path coefficient of 0.677 and T- Value of 9.42 acceptance of responsibility by management with path coefficient of 0.577 and T- Value of 10.597 job satisfaction with path coefficient of 0.641 and T- Value of 11.847 safety issues awareness with path coefficient of 0.317 and T- Value of 2.536 risk perception with path coefficient of 0.444 and T- Value of 3.941effect on safety performance. The management commitment factor with the average of (4.29) was appeared to be the first priority and safety problem communications with the average of (2.22) was the last priority.

Conclusion: Perceptions and ideas of employees indicated that safety performance depends on management commitment, safety problem communications, and acceptance of responsibility by management, safe environment, risk perception, job satisfaction, and safety awareness and effort of managers of airports for enhancement of safety climate are mandatory.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Safety
Received: 2014/12/24 | Accepted: 2015/05/3 | Published: 2015/07/29

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