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The influence of safety management practices on safety participation among construction workers

Poovanesvaran, Kanesan (2020) The influence of safety management practices on safety participation among construction workers. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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The practice of safety management is essential in reducing the hazardous incidents in the workplace by enhancing the safety conditions within the workplace, as well as encouraging
employers and employees to shift their attitudes and behaviors to place an importance on safety and health. This research, therefore, explores and evaluates the influence of participation to safety among the workers in construction company located in Pasir Gudang, Johor. This study review the relationship between safety participation as dependent variable with independent variables which are six management practices namely management commitment, safety training, the involvement of the workers, safety communication, safety rules and procedures, promotion of safety, and policies by conducting a survey using questionnaires among 200 employees.
Statistical analysis was performed using SPSS version 25.0 and the result is shown that the validity and reliability of five factors of safety management practices that may affect the safety participation. The results from the survey conducted found that Management Commitment, Safety Training, Workers‟ Involvement, Safety rules and Procedures, Safety Promotions and policies have a high impact on the safety participation. There was significant association between
the 5 hypotheses and safety participation (p<0.05). The recommendation relates to improving the commitment to safety procedures, proper training for construction activities and applying reward management system in the workplace.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Hassan, Zuraida
Item ID: 8280
Uncontrolled Keywords: management commitment, safety training, workers involvement, safety communication and feedback, safety rules and procedures, safety promotion policies, and safety participation
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55-55.3 Industrial Safety. Industrial Accident Prevention
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 24 May 2021 08:20
Last Modified: 24 May 2021 08:20
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Hassan, Zuraida
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/8280

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