Understanding factors that influence management commitment from safety perspective

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dc.contributor.author Mapis, Md.Jais
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-16T05:11:11Z
dc.date.available 2014-10-16T05:11:11Z
dc.date.issued 2009-12-01
dc.identifier.citation p.220-226 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.unimap.edu.my:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/37440
dc.description National Symposium on Advancements in Ergonomics and Safety (ERGOSYM2009), 1st – 2nd December 2009, Perlis, Malaysia en_US
dc.description.abstract This study examines the relations between eight factors in safety culture and management commitment. In 2000, Cox, S.J., & Cheyne, A.J.T. have used one model to analyze safety culture using nine factors to understand the safety climate in an organization. Data were collected from one of electronic company in Penang using questionnaire base on a study conducted by Cox et al. (2000) and also a study by Parker et al. (2006) in understanding the development of safety culture in organization base on safety attitude. Management commitment to safety is necessary for the factor in safety culture to be effective. There for, factors that influence management commitment must be identified and determine so that the organization can be aware of their level of safety culture and help them to increase the safety culture through focusing on the significant safety attitude that must be emphasis by the workers. The factors discuss in the study is the key to determine which factors is related to the management commitment. The research is to find out whether there is a relation between the safety climate factor and management commitment perspectives in an organization exist. The management commitment factors is the dependent variable and priority of safety, communication, safety rules, supportive environment, involvement, personal priorities and need for safety, personal appreciation of risk, work environment will be the independent variable. The results show that there is significant interaction between all the eight (8) factors in relation to the management commitment with different degree of correlation. The study can be used by the organization to plan the existing safety program which more organize and effective.hese instructions give you basic guidelines for preparing papers for conference proceedings. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceeding of the National Symposium on Advancements in Ergonomics and Safety (ERGOSYM2009);
dc.subject Safety culture en_US
dc.subject Safety climate en_US
dc.subject Management commitment en_US
dc.subject Safety attitude en_US
dc.subject Priority of safety en_US
dc.subject Communication en_US
dc.subject Safety rules en_US
dc.subject Supportive environment en_US
dc.subject Involvement en_US
dc.subject Personal priorities and need for safety en_US
dc.subject Personal appreciation of risk en_US
dc.subject Work environment en_US
dc.title Understanding factors that influence management commitment from safety perspective en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.contributor.url mapis@ehsmapis.com en_US

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