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Omidi M R, Jafari Eskandari M, Omidi N. The Safety Culture Among the Employees of the Operational Units of South Zagros Oil & Gas Production Company, Iran. Health in Emergencies and Disasters Quarterly 2022; 7 (4) :171-176
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1- Department of Industrial Engineering, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran. , mromid_91@yahoo.com
2- Department of Industrial Engineering, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran.
3- Department of Management, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (1468 Views)
Background: Safety plays a significant role in the oil & gas industries, where there are many risk factors that can cause accidents. This study aims to evaluate the level of safety culture among the employees of the operational units of South Zagros Oil & Gas Production Company (SZOGPC).
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, a standardized safety culture questionnaire with 50 items and five domains of education, workplace, safety priority, information exchange, and management commitment was used. All employees in the operational units of the SZOGPC were selected as samples (n=260). They answered the questions based on Five-point Likert scales. After collecting the data, their were entered into SPSS software, v. 23.
Results: The mean safety culture score in Parsian operational unit was higher than in other operational units. The lowest level of safety culture was related to the operational unit of Sarkhun & South Gashu. The Mean±SD of total safety culture score was 19.03±0.248. Among the safety culture domains, safety priority had the highest score, while the workplace had the lowest score.
Conclusion: The safety culture among the employees of the operational units of the SZOGPC is at moderate level. The managers of this company should improve the safety culture among their employees; a positive and high safety culture among employees can facilitate the organization’s movement to achieve higher safety standards.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/09/2 | Accepted: 2021/03/7 | Published: 2022/07/1

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