The mediating role of integration of safety by activity versus operator between organizational culture and safety climate

In this study, the authors analyse the impact of the organizational culture and introduce a new variable, the integration of safety, which relates to the modalities for the implementation and adoption of safety in the work process, either through the activity or by the operator. One hundred and eighty employees replied to a questionnaire measuring the organizational climate, the safety climate and the integration of safety. The authors expected that implementation centred on the activity or on the operator would mediate the relationship between the organizational culture and the safety climate. The results support the authors' assumptions. A regression analysis highlights the positive impact on the safety climate of organizational values of the ‘rule’ and ‘support’ type, as well as of integration by the operator and activity. Moreover, integration mediates the relation between these variables. The results suggest to take into account organizational culture and to introduce different implementation modalities to improve the safety climate.


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  • Accession Number: 01689673
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 12 2018 3:01PM