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Shabani Arani M, Tabatabaei S, Mansouri N. Prediction of safety culture based on of dimensions of just culture in of one of the industrial sections of Tehran. Iran J Ergon. 2019; 7 (1) :63-72
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1- MSc. in Environmental Management (HSE), Department of Sciences Environmental Management, School of Natural resource & Environment, Sience and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of Ergonomics, School of Public Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , sh.tabatabaei@sbmu.ac.ir
3- Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Background and Objectives: One of the most important causes of industrial incidents, of which 90% is related to human factors, is to refuse to accept errors because of fear of blaming and concealing them. In the present study, the relationship between just culture and safety culture was investigated in one of the industrial sections of Tehran. 
Methods: The research was descriptive-analytic and conducted as a cross-sectional study. Out of 320 a sample of 181 staff who worked at the operational and administrative sections were selected in an accessible manner. The research instruments consisted of questionnaires of personal and occupational information, just culture and safety culture. Data was analyzed using, Pearson correlation coefficient and multivariate regression by SPSS22 software.
Results: The relationship between different dimensions of safety culture and just culture is 0.84 (P<0.001). The power prediction of safety culture is based on different dimensions of the just culture 0.70 (P<0.05). Between different dimensions of safety culture, the level of information exchange, education and management commitment are most closely related to mean of just culture. Also, the level of information exchange is the highest and safety priority shows the least link with the just culture. Therefore, the exchange of information can lead to a continuous improvement of the just culture.
Conclusion: Evaluating the just culture, the safety culture of the employees of the organization can be predicted with a high level of certainty, which shows the direct relationship between the just culture and the safety culture. So, increasing the just culture directly contributes to the development of the safety culture.


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Received: 2018/08/31 | Accepted: 2019/12/7 | ePublished: 2019/12/7

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