Workplace Safety Culture Model [WSCM]: Presentation and Validation
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Patrícia Amélia Tomei, Giuseppe Maria Russo


Organizational Culture, Safety Culture, Workplace Safety Culture.


The literature on Workplace Safety Culture (WSC) has evolved in the conceptual dimension in a movement away from technical aspects toward more human aspects, but remains incipient regarding the creation of measurement instruments and quantitative evaluation with a totality of technological, organisational and human factors.To fill this gap, this article presents and validades the Workplace Safety Culture Model (WSCM) applied in a survey, with a total of 1196 operational employees of six factories, frommetallurgical sector. To validate the WSCM, the statistical procedure Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) was used to reduce the set of variables to a lower number of factors to characterize the attribute dimensions of the object in question. The results presents a reduced version of the proposed model, distributed in ten factors: Leadership, Commitment, Pressure at Work, Infrastructure, Learning, Efficiency, Management System, Feedback, Responsibility,and Communication.The results of the EFA produced a factor structure with relatively higher loads on the appropriate factors. The WSCMoffers us a robust tool to analyze an organization's WSC maturity. For the methodological improvement of the model, we suggest future research with diverse cultural contexts.

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Patrícia Amélia Tomei et al ."Workplace Safety Culture Model [WSCM]: Presentation and Validation". International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science(ISSN : 2349-6495(P) | 2456-1908(O)),vol 6, no. 4, 2019, pp.014-031 AI Publications, doi:10.22161/ijaers.6.4.3
Patrícia Amélia Tomei, Giuseppe Maria Russo(2019).Workplace Safety Culture Model [WSCM]: Presentation and Validation. International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science(ISSN : 2349-6495(P) | 2456-1908(O)),6(4), 014-031.
Patrícia Amélia Tomei, Giuseppe Maria Russo. 2019,"Workplace Safety Culture Model [WSCM]: Presentation and Validation". International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science(ISSN : 2349-6495(P) | 2456-1908(O)).6(4):014-031. Doi: 10.22161/ijaers.6.4.3
Patrícia Amélia Tomei, Giuseppe Maria Russo. 2019,Workplace Safety Culture Model [WSCM]: Presentation and Validation, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science(ISSN : 2349-6495(P) | 2456-1908(O)).6(4), pp:014-031
Patrícia Amélia Tomei, Giuseppe Maria Russo."Workplace Safety Culture Model [WSCM]: Presentation and Validation", International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science(ISSN : 2349-6495(P) | 2456-1908(O)),vol.6,no. 4, pp.014-031,2019.
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author={Patrícia Amélia Tomei, Giuseppe Maria Russo},
journal={International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science},
year= {2019},

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