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The Relationship between Workers' Safety Behaviors and Safety Climate in Chemical Industry
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 Title & Authors
The Relationship between Workers' Safety Behaviors and Safety Climate in Chemical Industry
Baek, Jong-bae; Uhm, Minyong; Kim, Ji-sun;
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 Abstract
Korea government has established and enforced countermeasures about the various policy of industrial accident prevention. Recent chemical accidents included hazardous materials. Exposure to these chemicals can cause serious environmental poisoning and various health problems. The key factor causing these major accidents may be associated with the mistake in workers' safety behaviors. Some researchers noted workers' safety behaviors may be related to workers' safety climate. In this research, a survey was conducted to explore workers' safety behaviors and safety climate in a large petrochemical company in Korea. The company processes major petrochemical materials and any spills can be hazardous and cause chemical disasters. In this study, we explored one petrochemical company to investigate three hypotheses. 593 workers were surveyed for this study. We checked association between workers' safety behavior and safety climate. The survey result shows the people who have safety climate do safe behavior.
 Keywords
safety climate;safety culture;behavior monitoring;safety management system;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
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근로자의 안전보건교육 참여도와 관련된 교육·생태학적 요인 - PRECEDE 모델을 기반으로 -,박경옥;

한국안전학회지, 2016. vol.31. 6, pp.74-83 crossref(new window)
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