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Evaluation of safety culture in staffs of South Pars Gas Company

(2018) Evaluation of safety culture in staffs of South Pars Gas Company. Iran Occupational Health. pp. 57-69. ISSN 17355133 (ISSN)

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Background and aims: Safety in companies related to oil and gas is very important. Hence, the purpose of current study is to assess safety culture using behavioural and environmental forms in staffs of South Pars Gas Company. Methods: Totally, 1000 participants were randomly selected for this descriptive study from different parts of South Pars Gas Company. After selection of participants, demographic data were collected from each participant and behavioural and environmental forms based on Geller model were completed for all individuals through interview. Results: Totally, one hundred persons with mean age of 30.33 ± 4.59 years participated in this study. Findings from behavioural form showed that safety status is in an appropriate condition, although some safety items in this form should be paid more attention. Findings from environmental form showed that this company not have appropriate function in some items including education, first aids, equipment safety, chemical substances, pressured cylinders, lighting, sound, vibration, atmospheric condition and ergonomics. Therefore, an appropriate plan is necessary to promote safety culture for these items. Conclusion: This study showed a good condition for behavioural safety status of South Gas company staffs, but no appropriate condition was seen for environmental safety status. Therefore, this condition should be more attention by the company's managers. © 2018 Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Iran Safety Safety Management adult article attention controlled study demography device safety education ergonomics female first aid human human experiment illumination interview major clinical study male manager randomized controlled trial sound staff vibration
Page Range: pp. 57-69
Journal or Publication Title: Iran Occupational Health
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 14
Number: 6
ISSN: 17355133 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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