Volume 21, Issue 69 (8-2020)                   Zanko J Med Sci 2020, 21(69): 66-77 | Back to browse issues page

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Hassani E, Davazdah Emami S, velayatzadeh M. Evaluation of safety culture and its affective parameters in Iran Offshore Oil Company of Qeshm Branch Using the SCAT method. Zanko J Med Sci 2020; 21 (69) :66-77
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Background and Aim: Safety culture in the workplace can reveal different aspects of safety for management. One way to study safety culture is the SCAT method which is established by the International Loss Control Institute. This study aimed to evaluate the safety culture and its affective parameters in Iran Offshore Oil Company, Qeshm Branch.
Material and Method: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed in 1398 based on the SCAT method. The instrument used in this study is the SCAT safety assessment questionnaire, the reliability coefficient of which was measured by Cronbach's alpha and confirmed with a coefficient of 0.96. A total of 130 people were selected randomly from different sections of Qeshm Offshore Oil Company which 80 SCAT questionnaires were analyzed. Data analysis was performed using SPSS software version 25.
Results: In this study, 100% of the statistical population was male. 87.735% of observable behaviors were safe, 9.154% of behaviors were unsafe, and 3.12% of behaviors were not observable. In the safety assessment and short-form questionnaire, the average dimensions of management commitment were 6.78, communications were 6.25, safety priority was 6.89, safety rules and regulations were 7.45, participation was 7.24, personal priorities and safety requirements were 8.59, supportive environment was 6.62, personal knowledge of risk was 23.6, workplace was 7.43, cooperation was 4.46, skill and training was 8.21, management style was 7.65, change management was 8.35, common values were 4.54, Safe behaviors were 7.18, organizational activities were 7.37, and accidents were 4.00.
Conclusion: The results showed that indicators of management commitment, communication environment, personal knowledge of safety in the workplace, compliance with safety regulations and priority to safety were the first, second, third, fourth and fifth priorities of safety culture respectively.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/03/29 | Accepted: 2020/05/25 | ePublished: 2020/08/31

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