The Correlation Between Knowledge About Occupational Accidents and Safe Work Behaviors Among Employees at the Production Division of PT X Indonesia


Knowledge about work accidents can minimize unsafe actions so it can create safe work behaviors in employees. The purpose of this study was to understand the relationship between employees’ knowledge about occupational accidents and safe work behaviors among employees in the production division of PT X, Indonesia. We used an observational, analytical method with a cross-sectional approach involving 46 respondents. Data were collected during field observation and the questionnaires about knowledge on occupational accidents as well as safe work behaviors. Data were analyzed using the Spearman test. We found a correlation between knowledge about occupational accidents with safe work behaviors. Furthermore, we also found a relationship between safe work behaviors and other confounding variables. It can be concluded that there is a relationship between the knowledge about occupational accidents and safe work behaviors of the employees at the production division. It is expected that the company improves the safety and health aspects of its workers.

Keywords: occupational accidents, work safe behaviors

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