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IJSTR >> Volume 10 - Issue 5, May 2021 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Perception Of Safety Of Workers In Various Occupations At The Construction Site

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AUTHOR(S)

Muhammad Dawood Idrees, Arsalan Ansari, Abdul Sami

 

KEYWORDS

Safety, Accidents, Safety awareness, Workers perception of safety, Occupation of workers

 

ABSTRACT

There are several dangerous industries and construction industry is considered as one of the most dangerous industry among all industries, because worker safety is always a big issue at working sites. There are several reasons of accidents at construction sites, but psychological factors are one of the factors that affect workers' perception of safety. The concept of safety varies by region and depends on the demographics of the worker, such as gender, age, education, and job level. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of psychological factors on workers' at various job levels. A comprehensive literature review was conducted to find the symptomatic relationship between psychological factors and safety perceptions, and a hypothetical structural model was developed according to the literature review. Research questionnaire was developed to obtain data from construction sites. Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) techniques have been adopted to study the influence of psychological factors on workers' perceptions of safety of workers at different levels of work. The results of this analysis shows that organizational relationship and job security are more influencing factors in labor, therefore workload, mental stress, and job satisfaction are more influential factors in managerial staff.

 

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