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The relationship between safety climate, safety communication, and work environment with unsafe behaviour among construction workers

Ghazali, Abd Aziz (2018) The relationship between safety climate, safety communication, and work environment with unsafe behaviour among construction workers. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The primary objective of this research was to determine the relationship between safety climate, safety communication, and work environment with unsafe behaviour. A survey was carried out among construction workers in Selangor. A total of 112 construction workers became the respondents in this research. This research used structured questionnaire comprising of 41 questions to measure four main variables i.e. safety climate, safety communication, work environment and unsafe behaviour. In this research, all the variables were measured by 6-point Likert’s scale. Analysis of the study was carried out through descriptive and multiple regression method. Data was analysed using IBM SPSS Statistics 21. The results showed all the three hypotheses were accepted. The implication of this study towards practical and future study is also discussed for the management of construction industry to provide a conducive working environment. Specifically, this research has important findings for safety policy implementation, rules and procedures in the construction industry practices. The empirical results of this research offered strategic direction to avoid workers unsafe behaviour while at work for a successful implementation of construction projects. This research had provided insight into factors affecting theoretical perspective for understanding unsafe behaviour research in the construction industry. Policy makers within the construction industry must be clear about the objectives of safety rules and procedures and they must be communicated effectively within the organization.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Safety Climate, Safety Communication, Work Environment, Unsafe Behaviour
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55-55.3 Industrial Safety. Industrial Accident Prevention
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2019 07:17
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2019 07:17
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/7440

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