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Jafari Nodoushan R, Halvani G, Salmani Nodoushan Z, Ebrahimzadeh M. Relationship between Safety Culture and Accidents in Textile Workers of Yazd City. tkj. 2012; 3 (3) :1-7
URL: http://tkj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-30-en.html

MSc Shahid Sadoughi University,Yazd , halvanig@yahoo.com
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Abstract Background: Safety culture is one of a number of ideas currently seen as having the potential to move organizations to higher standards of safety. The present study examined the impact of events on the culture safety in the workers of Textile industry. Methods: In this case- control study data collected using questionnaire. In the questionnaire, 75 questions were multiple choices (Standard Safety Culture Questionnaire) and six questions were related to the accident (Accidents questionnaire).The collected data were then coded into the SPSS software. Results: In this study the most common cause of occupational accidents is indiscretion (53%) and most of the accident has been cut (38%). The relationship between negative and positive safety culture with a history of accident was significant (P<0.05) but Age, work experience and education in case and control groups were not significantly associated with safety culture. Conclusion: Occupational accidents are the main factors threatening the human resources in organizations. One way to prevent major accidents is creating and reinforces a culture of safety. Senior managers play a major role of building culture and accelerating this. Accordingly, first, it is necessary for managers and administrators of work to have real belief to safe working until the culture being established in organization.
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Received: 2012/02/15

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