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amini M, alimohammadi I, jahanihashemi H, yakke fallah D. The relationship between the prevalence of accidents and safety culture in two detergents and cleaners Companies in 1391. ioh. 2013; 10 (6) :93-105
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-828-en.html
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Abstract:   (3893 Views)

  Background and aims: Traditionally in any event, the judgment was usually based on human error and accidents and according to the latest statistics published in Iran the main cause of accidents is unsafe acts and recklessness. The aim of this study was to investigate the factors influencing safety culture in detergents and cleansers units and its role in the incidence of accidents.

  Methods : In this study aimed to determine the safety culture in detergents and cleaners companies, the standard safety culture questionnaire was extracted and its reliability was determined in selected population as 0.86. After collecting the questionnaires and investigation of the related clinical files the data analysis was performed using SPSS17 software.

  Results: Data analysis showed that in both selected companies the mean age of personnel, work experience and any incidents occurring during the period of their working in the company were 34.2 ± 6.67, 10.4 ± 5.842 and 0.92 ± 1.957 respectively. While in the first company the safety culture score was180.51, in the second company it was 200.45 that is statistically significantly different (p <0.001).

  Conclusions : There was a significant inverse relationship between safety culture and the prevalence of accidents in two companies.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Safety
Received: 2012/10/20 | Accepted: 2013/04/21 | Published: 2014/05/21

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