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Document ID (ISN)111098
CIS number 10-0715
ISSN - Serial title 0001-4575 - Accident Analysis and Prevention
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lu C.S., Tsai C.L.
Title The effect of safety climate on seafarers' safety behaviors in container shipping
Bibliographic information Nov 2010, Vol.42, No.6, p.1999-2006. Illus. 95 ref.
Abstract This study examined the safety climate and its effects on safety behaviour based on the perceptions of seafarers in the container shipping sector. Research hypotheses were formulated and tested using survey data collected from 608 seafarers working on 124 vessels. A structural equation model was used to examine the effects safety policy, perceived supervisor safety behaviour and safety management, on safety behaviour. Findings revealed a positive association between safety climate and seafarers' safety behaviour. Implications are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) safety consciousness; human behaviour; role of management; role of supervisory staff; sea transport
Descriptors (secondary) transport containers; subjective assessment; survey; mathematical models
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Psychosocial factors and the role of management