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Azad Univercity , leilaebrahimy@yahoo.com
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Abstract
Background and aims: Work-related accidents each year have a significant impact on workers’ productivity and ultimately the economy of the society. It is estimated that each year two million workers around the world die due to work-related accidents. And approximately 100 million occupational accidents occur each year in the world. Risk perception as a subset of safety culture shows an instant image of people safety perceptions of organization. Because, as a fact, Researches has shown that occupational accidents risk perception affected safe behavior directly and indirectly, the aim of this study was to relationship between occupational accidents risk perception of fueling stations workers with the HSE management performance in fueling Stations in Ahvaz city in 2016.
Methods: By the Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA) technique identified 54 occupational dangerous position in gas stations. Then, occupational accidents risk perception questionnaire on 1-5 Likert scale was distributed in 92 gas station workers. Data were analyzed using the software SPSS19. Also, HSE management performance in gas Stations evaluated by the Balance Square Card (BSC) technique that analysis and investigate the relationship between occupational accidents risk perception with the HSE management performance used multivariate linear regression analysis.
Results: That results showed workers risk perception was a good level 72/2% and HSE management performance in gas Stations was a good level 65%. Finally it was found that the relationship between occupational accidents risk perception with the HSE management performance is a meaningful and positive relationship the people have a better understanding of risk and HSE management performance score will increase.
Conclusion: The results obtained showed that a positive risk perception was associated with reduced risks. Also HSE management can be effective on improving workplace risk perception. This study provides a framework for strategic planning HSE Managers to protect workers and prevention occupational accidents.
 
Keywords: Gas station, Preliminary hazard analysis, Occupational accident, Risk perception, Balance square card, Ahvaz.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: HSE
Received: 2016/12/27 | Accepted: 2017/08/7 | Published: 2018/04/25