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Factors contributing workplace accident in manufacturing industry

Muhammad Nabil Ahnaf, Md Rizal (2020) Factors contributing workplace accident in manufacturing industry. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyse the factors contributing workplace accident in manufacturing industry. This study is examined the perception of technical workers includes management staffs and non-management staff in the food manufacturing company, MSM Perlis Sdn. Bhd located in Chuping, Perlis on relationship between workplace accident among workers with stress and fatigue, unsafe act, machineries and tools, design of the workplace and training procedure. A total of 137 questionnaires had been distributed to the workers in MSM Perlis Sdn. Bhd. Hypotheses for direct effect were tested using multiple regression analyses. The findings of this study showed that only unsafe act was significantly positive related to workplace accident. On the contrary, stress and fatigue, machineries and tools, design of the workplace and training procedure were not significantly positive related to workplace accident among workers. The findings in this study had provided valuable guidance for researchers and practitioners for identifying solutions that could improved safety and health in manufacturing workplace.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Mohd Isa, Mohd Faizal
Item ID: 9178
Uncontrolled Keywords: Workplace accident, stress and fatigue, unsafe act, machineries and tools, design of the workplace, training procedure
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2022 06:04
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2022 06:04
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Mohd Isa, Mohd Faizal
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9178

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