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Organizational factors contribute to safety behaviour among malaysian firefighters in northern peninsular of Malaysia

Marimuthu, Vijayan (2021) Organizational factors contribute to safety behaviour among malaysian firefighters in northern peninsular of Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Fire and Rescue Department Malaysia is one of the highest and trusted emergency department in the country delivering fire and rescue, medical and humanitarian services. As community safety is a main concern in the department mission, the safety of firefighters
is indispensable as well. This study explored the relationship between safety management practices and perceived threat of workplace accidents with safety behaviour. Questionnaires were used for data collection and data was analyzed using Statistical Package of Social Science (SPSS). A total of 325 respondents participated involving senior firefighters (KB 22) and firefighters (KB 19) from Northern States of Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Perak. Based on the analysis, it was found that safety training and safety rules and procedure were positively related to safety behaviour whereas other variables showed nonsignificant impact on safety behaviour. The discoveries hope to set a direction on important factors that cultivate fundamental safe practices to fire and rescue as well as emergency response related organizations policy makers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Subramaniam, Chandrakantan and Johari, Johanim
Item ID: 9964
Uncontrolled Keywords: safety behaviours, safety management practices, perceived threat of workplace accidents, Fire and Rescue Department.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD58.7 Organizational Behavior.
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2022 01:41
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2022 01:41
Department: School Of Business Management
Name: Subramaniam, Chandrakantan and Johari, Johanim
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9964

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