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Accident rate manufacturing plant: a case study at the pulp and paper industry in east coast Malaysia

Salleh, Ahmad and Mohammad, Roslina and Abdul Talib, Hayati@Habibah (2017) Accident rate manufacturing plant: a case study at the pulp and paper industry in east coast Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Research in Social and Behavioural Sciences, 7 (1). pp. 10-19. ISSN 2462-1951


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The purpose of this study is to analyze the accident rate in the last 12 months in Pulp and Paper Industries in East Coast Malaysia. Researcher believed that the level of safety climate has a relationship with the accident rate. Therefore, this study was undertaken to analyze the rate of accidents in the Pulp and Paper Industries in last 12 months. The study was conducted using questionnaires where the questionnaire was distributed to 100 respondents consisting of managers, executives, engineers, clerical and technicians in the organization. Software Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS), version 16.0 is used to analyze the result. The finding of the study was found the rate of accidents at low levels (17 out of 98 respondent’s injury). This study shows that workers in Pulp and Paper Industries in Malaysian has a strong awareness and have a positive attitude and behaviour on issues related to safety. Therefore, the level of awareness of safety climate able to enhanced the safety.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pulp and paper, safety climate, positive attitude, safety
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:80453
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:22 May 2019 06:45
Last Modified:22 May 2019 06:45

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