The Effect of Safety Management Practices Through Safety Knowledge Towards Safety Performance on Workers of Pt. Masmindo Dwi Area

Authors

  • Ummu Kamilah
  • Syamsiar S. Russeng
  • Masyitha Muis
  • Yahya Thamrin
  • Masni
  • Fridawati Rivai
  • Rizky Maharja

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15700

Keywords:

safety performance, safety knowledge, safety management practices

Abstract

Accidents in a workplace are caused by many human errors in form of unsafe behavior. One of the efforts to
prevent work accidents is to improve safety performance in form of participation and obedience. Improvement
of safety performance in workplace is affected by management and individual factors. Management factor
is mainly associated with safety management practices while individual factor is associated with individual
characteristics and occupational health and safety knowledge and training. This study aims to analyze the
effect of individual factors and safety management practices on safety performance among workers at PT.
Masmindo Dwi area. This research is a quantitative research using analytic observational and cross sectional
design which was conducted in November-December 2020. Interviews were conducted on 72 workers out
of 289 workers. The methods used in assessing safety management practices, individual factors and safety
behavior are questionnaires, observation and interviews. The results showed that there is a direct (p=0,024)
and indirect effect (p=0,001) of safety management practices on safety performance with safety knowledge
as a mediating variable. Writer highly advise that in improving safety performance, the management have
to be consistent, show commitments to safety rules and procedures that have been made, improve safety
training programs, and increase the quantity and quality of training programs.

Author Biographies

Ummu Kamilah

Student Master Program, Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia

Syamsiar S. Russeng

Student Master Program, Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia

Masyitha Muis

Student Master Program, Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia

Yahya Thamrin

Student Master Program, Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia

Masni

Lecturer, Department of Biostatistics and Reproductive Health, Faculty of Public Health,
Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia

Fridawati Rivai

Lecturer, Department of Hospital Management, Faculty of Public Health,
Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia

Rizky Maharja

Lecturer, Department of Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and Safety, Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Makassar, Indonesia

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Kamilah, U. ., Russeng, S. S. ., Muis, M. ., Thamrin, Y. ., Masni, Rivai, F. ., & Maharja, R. . (2021). The Effect of Safety Management Practices Through Safety Knowledge Towards Safety Performance on Workers of Pt. Masmindo Dwi Area. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 2616-2623. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15700

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