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Predictive power of physical and psychological symptoms by employees' attitude toward safety issues in Isfahan Steel Factory

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(2015) Predictive power of physical and psychological symptoms by employees' attitude toward safety issues in Isfahan Steel Factory. Iran Occupational Health. pp. 77-86. ISSN 17355133 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Background and aims: Employees in workplaces often complain of various physical and mental symptoms that are not medically explained. The purpose of this study was to determine the predicted power of physical and psychological symptoms by attitude toward safety issues. Methods: The current research is the kind of correlation studies. Sample consisting of 189 employees in Isfahan Steel Factory in 2012 was selected using stratified random sampling and they responded to questions on demography characteristics, attitude toward safety issues of Munteanu (2005), physical symptoms and psychological symptoms of Barling et al. (2002). Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and multivariate analysis. Results: The results showed that there were significant internal relationships between attitude toward safety issues and physical and psychological symptoms (p<0.01). Also, multivariate analysis indicated that the variables of attitude toward safety issues significantly predicted almost 12 and 29 of the variance of physical symptoms and psychological symptoms (p<0.01). Conclusion: The research results maintain the importance of attitude toward safety issues variable in predicting the experience of physical and psychological symptoms in workers. © 2015, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Kiani, F.UNSPECIFIED
Khodabakhsh, M. R.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Attitude Employees Isfahan steel factory Physical symptoms Psychological symptoms Safety issues
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Page Range: pp. 77-86
Journal or Publication Title: Iran Occupational Health
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 12
Number: 1
ISSN: 17355133 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/1469

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