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Golbabaei F, Heidari L, Ghazi S, Jabari K. Evaluation of safety management in an Appliances manufacturing company. JHSW. 2015; 4 (4) :49-58
URL: http://jhsw.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5213-en.html

1- Professor of Occupational Health Engineering, Department of Occupational Health, Faculty of Health, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Msc of HSE, Department of Occupational Health Center East Tehran,Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , heidari_l80@yahoo.com
3- Assisstant Professor, Department of statistic,Environment Faculty, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
4- Msc of Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Health Center in Northern Tehran, ,Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (4317 Views)

Introduction: Prevention of accidents and work related diseases, are not allowed regardless of the safety of employees, customers, contractors and other persons. Assessment of individual safety management activities could reduce many losses. Present study aimed to evaluate the safety management of a household appliance manufacturing company.

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Material and Method: This study has done in a household appliance manufacturing company in Damavand city. Two questionnaires were firstly designed based on the weighted scores. The questionnaire 1 consisted of 4 indicators: Safety of machinery, Electrical safety, Risk assessment and Fire safety. Questionnaire 2 consisted of 11 sub indicators. Both questionnaires were completed by 30 HSE experts and supervisors. Reliability of questionnaires was based on cronbachs alpha coefficient. the safety status of each unit was determined and scored using information acquired by the questionnaires. Lastly, the safety of the entire company was determined.

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Result: Results showed that in safety management: the pressing and store house were in a good range of 66.66 and 60.12 points. Powder painting, enameling, laboratory were in a average range of 56.25, 55.92 and 54.15 points. Assembling and door storage were in a week range of 46.06 points.

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Conclusion: The findings showed that the safety status in the studied appliances company is in average range with 55.45 points. Therefore, it is recommended that the safety indicators should be improved for the betterment of the safety management in the company.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/12/30 | Accepted: 2014/12/30 | Published: 2014/12/30

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