Fatalism is highly correlated with perceived barriers, self-efficacy and workplace safety climate

Warwick Williams*, Suzanne Purdy

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    Abstract

    A workplace questionnaire study was conducted to determine workers' perceptions of workplace noise and the safety climate. The results show that a fatalistic attitude towards workplace safety has a high correlation with workers' perceived barriers to OHS preventive action with respect to noise and the perceived self-efficacy of that preventive action. Occupational health and safety training needs to ensure that there is a positive workplace safety climate in order to promote and support preventive action.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)247-252
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand
    Volume21
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Keywords

    • Noise
    • Preventive action
    • Safety climate
    • Training
    • Workplaces

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