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Safety Training and Competence, Employee Participation and Involvement, Employee Satisfaction, and Safety Performance: An Empirical Study On Occupational Health And Safety Management System Implementing Manufacturing Firms


Metin Bayram, Ph.D.


The objective of the study is to investigate the relationships between safety training and competence, employee participation and involvement, employee satisfaction, and safety performance. Data were collected from 128 manufacturing firms implementing the Occupational Health and Safety Management System in Turkey. The data were analysed through respectively exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. The findings indicated that safety training and competence has a significant positive effect on employee participation and involvement; while employee participation and involvement has a significant positive effect on employee satisfaction; and safety performance has a significant positive effect on employee satisfaction. Furthermore, it was also found that employee satisfaction is indirectly affected by safety training and competence through employee participation and involvement.

Keywords: Employee Participation and Involvement, Employee Satisfaction, Occupational Health and Safety Management System, Safety Performance, Safety Training and Competence

Jel Classification: J24, J28

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Bayram, M. (). Safety Training and Competence, Employee Participation and Involvement, Employee Satisfaction, and Safety Performance: An Empirical Study On Occupational Health And Safety Management System Implementing Manufacturing Firms. Alphanumeric Journal, 7(2), 301-318. http://dx.doi.org/10.17093/alphanumeric.555154


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Volume 7, Issue 2, 2019

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Received: April 17, 2019

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