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Safety behaviour among medical laboratory workers in private sector

Rashidah, A. Rahim (2018) Safety behaviour among medical laboratory workers in private sector. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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This study was conducted to determine the relationship between work safety scale (WSS) and compliance of safety behaviour among medical laboratory workers in private sector. The five facets of WSS which developed by Hayes et al. (1998) is scale that assessed workers perception of work safety at the workplace. Safety behaviour defined as the behaviour and attitudes of employees’ to safety activities. The study
involves 119 respondents from private medical laboratory in Shah Alam, Klang and Petaling Jaya Selangor. The data collected using survey questionnaire and use cross sectional study in collecting data. The questionnaire is adopted from Hayes et al. (1998) that measure job safety, co-workers safety, supervisor safety, management safety practices, satisfaction of safety programs and compliance of safety behavior. All the data obtained from the study were analyzed with descriptive analysis, reliability test, Pearson correlation test and multiple regression analysis. The findings show that job safety, supervisor safety and co-worker safety positively correlate with compliance
of safety behavior. Meanwhile management safety practices and satisfaction of safety programs were not significantly correlated to dependent variable. Among the factors which correlated to compliance of safety behavior, job safety and supervisor safety have most significant relationship in predicting compliance of safety behavior among medical laboratory workers. The results in this study could give additional information to the organization of medical laboratory in private sector to improve their safety management and safety practices in order to have safe and healthy work environment.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Hassan, Zuraida
Item ID: 7476
Uncontrolled Keywords: Medical Laboratory workers, Work safety Scale, Job safety, Co-worker safety, Supervisor safety, Management Safety Practices, Satisfaction of Safety Program, Compliance of Safety Behaviour
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD58.7 Organizational Behavior.
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 07:02
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2021 06:42
Department: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Name: Hassan, Zuraida
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/7476

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