The Effect of Safety Management Practices Through Safety Knowledge Towards Safety Performance on Workers of Pt. Masmindo Dwi Area
Keywords:safety performance, safety knowledge, safety management practices
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.
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