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Ahmadi Marzaleh M, Vosoughi S, Kavousi A, Jameh Bozorg H. Investigation of the Relation between Level of Awareness in Health, Safety and Environment Management System and its Effects on Employee Safety Climate in Kermanshah oil refinery in 2015. ioh. 2017; 14 (3) :107-117
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1791-en.html

Associate Professor,Occupational Health Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , vosoughi.sh@iums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (1014 Views)

Background and aims: In advanced management, human resources are the center of sustainable development. The main objective of the implementation of safety management systems, safety and the environment, ensure the deployment of these elements in the organization's strategies. Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) is a system which is as integrated and synergistic arrangement of human resources , facilities and equipment and try to create a healthy and environment away from the accident, damage and waste. Safety climate is a term that describes a common vision of staff of how the safety management is used in the workplace. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between safety climate with an awareness level among employees of the HSE management system in oil refinery in Kermanshah.

Methods: The study population was employees in one of the oil refineries in Iran. After designing and questionnaire psychometric assessment of staff knowledge of HSE management system, Loughborough safety climate questionnaire was used. Data analysis was performed using SPSS 22 software.

Results: The results of this study showed a moderate awareness of HSE Management System in refinery workers (mean of 20.85). The relationship between safety climate and awareness level of HSE management system got significant.

Conclusion: The findings of this study showed the importance of regarding to demographic and occupational characteristic on safety climate and awareness level of HSE Management System. In this regard, appropriate and proper management policy should strive to improve the situation. The results of this study present a profile of the safety climate situation in the surveyed refinery, which can be used as a preventive indicator for providing and promoting policy and safety performance evaluation and of its results ,they use to improve organizations safety.

     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: HSE
Received: 2016/05/3 | Accepted: 2016/11/7 | Published: 2017/07/11

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