International Journal of Entrepreneurship (Print ISSN: 1099-9264; Online ISSN: 1939-4675)

Abstract

Exploring the Role of Safety Culture Factors towards Safety Behaviour in Small-Medium Enterprise

Author(s): Abdullah Osman, Khalizani Khalid, Fatima Mohsen AlFqeeh

Safety culture is a subset of organizational culture and clarify SMEs safety and health values of its workforce through policies, procedures, practices and encompasses the norms and values of the entire organizations. Previous found that safety culture factors related to safety behaviour of employees in SMEs. The aim of this study is to determine the influence of safety culture factors (safety management practices, safety attitude and safety knowledge and safety motivation) towards safety behaviour and mediated by safety climate. The findings of this study will contribute information and justification about the current factors of safety culture in SMEs sector. Thus, it is likely the study also helps SMEs management about the range of strategies available. Future researches needed to assess the framework and test it in practice and the adoption of disparate views from stakeholders of SMEs for each factor will be valuable.