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Assessing the Impact of Training on Promoting a Safety Culture in the Use of Personal Protective Equipment
Parvin Sepehr
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Introduction: While technology has developed and extended, presence and role of manpower force in industrial environments has become bolder so possibility of work hazards and accidents has increased. Therefore, the importance of implementing safety principles and the need for a safety culture has also increased. This study investigated promotion of safety culture by emphasizing on training effect on using individual protection instruments in a casting industry.
Methods: This study was analytical descriptive and was done during year 2015. In this study, first, individual’s safety culture was investigated and safety culture level was assessed in twelve dimensions. Then, management and educational proceedings were performed. Next, effectiveness of interventions was analyzed through before and after study by using some statistical tests, such as paired T test correlation with the SPSS 19 and Excel software.
Results: Average score of individual’s safety culture was 243. After using personal protection equipment, twelve dimensions of safety culture obtained a score of 20/21, which was lower than the favorable score. Also, safety training with a score of 13/02 was lower than the favorable score. Indeed, score of using personal protection equipment and safety training reached the desired level after score 26/08 interventions. Average score of individual’s safety culture after interventions was 281. Effectiveness was illustrated by the probability score (p=0.015).
Conclusions: Educational interventions, such as holding training classes by removing unsafe conditions in the organization, can improve and enhance the level of safety culture.
Keywords: Safety Culture Personal Protective Equipment Training Intervention
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2018/06/26 | Accepted: 2018/06/26 | Published: 2018/06/26
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Sepehr P. Assessing the Impact of Training on Promoting a Safety Culture in the Use of Personal Protective Equipment. JNKUMS. 2018; 10 (1) :92-97
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مجله دانشگاه علوم پزشکی خراسان شمالی Journal of North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences
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