Occupational Health Hazards and Work Safety Climate in the Furniture Industry of Small Enterprises

ปัจจัยคุกคามสุขภาพและบรรยากาศความปลอดภัยในการทำงานในอุตสาหกรรมเฟอร์นิเจอร์ของสถานประกอบการขนาดเล็ก

Authors

  • Yothin Ponprathom Program in Technology and Innovation Management, Graduate School, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University
  • Pong Horadal Program in Technology and Innovation Management, Graduate School, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University
  • Kanakorn Sawangcharoen Program in Technology and Innovation Management, Graduate School, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University
  • Nukul Sarawong Program in Technology and Innovation Management, Graduate School, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University
  • Pichet Meemamae Program in Technology and Innovation Management, Graduate School, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University

Keywords:

Occupational Health Hazards, Safety Climate , Furniture industry

Abstract

          The purpose of this research was to study occupational health hazards (OHH) and work safety climate (WSC), and to study the relationship between personal factors, OHH and WSC. The sample consisted of 60 operational-level employees from 10 establishments. The size of the sample was determined by using the known population ratio estimation formula and selected by simple random sampling. The general data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, and the correlation of the variables was analyzed by chi-square test. The results showed that age was related to WSC with a statistical value of 0.037, with a statistical significance of 0.05. In the part, gender, highest level of education, and work experience are not related to the WSC. As a whole, OHH was not related to the WSC. When considering each side, it was found that the OHH-ergonomic work environment was related to the WSC-empowerment participation and safety justice, and WSC-employee awareness and risk management. The statistical values were 0.019 and 0.006 respectively, at the statistical significance level of 0.05.

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07-08-2023

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Ponprathom Y, Horadal P, Sawangcharoen K, Sarawong N, Meemamae P. Occupational Health Hazards and Work Safety Climate in the Furniture Industry of Small Enterprises: ปัจจัยคุกคามสุขภาพและบรรยากาศความปลอดภัยในการทำงานในอุตสาหกรรมเฟอร์นิเจอร์ของสถานประกอบการขนาดเล็ก. AdvSciJ [Internet]. 2023 Aug. 7 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];23(2):R105-R124. Available from: https://li02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/adscij/article/view/538

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