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Jamshidi Rastani M, Biganeh J, Ayoubitalab M, Aliyari Amirabadi R. Evaluation of Health, Safety, and Environment Attitude among Office Workers. ohhp 2017; 1 (1) :1-9
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BSc of Occupational Health, Health Network, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Semnan, Iran
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Introduction: Nowadays, health, safety, and environment (HSE) management system is employed and implemented comprehensively in order to reduce accidents, create a safe environment and increase workers' productivity in workplaces. The aim of this study was to determine the condition of HSE at Shahroud University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: This cross-sectional study evaluated the status of HSE at office environment from the perspective of 81 staffs and occupational hygienist .Data collection tools consisted of a self-made checklist adapted from the provided checklists by the authoritative organizations. Data were analyzed using SPSS16 statistical software through descriptive statistics and statistical tests including Pearson correlation and independent T-test.
Results: HSE components' average from users and interviewers' perspectives were 0.51±0.15 and 0.6 ±0.15, respectively. Safety had the worst situation form participants' perspective with average 0.499±0.02 and 0.489±0.02, respectively. However, the best situation was attributed to the physical agents section with an average of 0.69±0.028 and 0.72±0.025, respectively. There was a significant relationship between users and interviewers' perspectives regarding Ergonomic and Physical agents.
Conclusion: By taking into account the facts that HSE average score was low and the study was conducted in the one of the administrative units of universities affiliated to the Ministry of Health, which itself is part of the HSE trustee, further attention is required to the implement and establish the HSE management system
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: safty
Received: 2017/01/27 | Accepted: 2017/05/9 | Published: 2017/07/30

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