Volume 1, Issue 2 (Journal of Ergonomics 2013)                   Iran J Ergon 2013, 1(2): 10-18 | Back to browse issues page

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Jahangiri M, Sareban Zadeh K, Bashar O, Saleh Zade H. Investigation risk perception, safety attitude and safety performance in supervisors of construction sites Shiraz-Iran. Iran J Ergon. 2013; 1 (2) :10-18
URL: http://journal.iehfs.ir/article-1-38-en.html
, Jahangiri_m@sums.ac.ir
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Background Given the breadth and diversity of construction activities and their hazards, it is at the top of accident cause lists. According to the supervisor's role in safety and prevention of accidents at construction sites, this study was conducted to study the risk perception, safety attitude and safety performance in the supervisors of construction sites in Shiraz city. Methods This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on 200 supervisors who agreed to participate in the study. The study was by conducted using a structured questionnaire consist of questions regarding general information, risk perception, safety attitude and safety performance. The questionnaire was completed through self-statement. Results All studied supervisors had medium and high risk perception (35.5 and 64.5% respectively), medium and high safety attitude (78.6 and 21.4% respectively), medium and high safety performance (41.4 and 58.6% respectively). Among studied variables, size of construction site, had positive and significant effect on safety performance of supervisors. Conclusions The result of this study showed that there is a significant relationship between risk perception and safety attitude with safety performance among supervisors in construction sites. Somehow, by increasing safety attitude in supervisors, their safety performance were increased too.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/10/23 | Accepted: 2013/12/18 | ePublished: 2014/01/4

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