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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 11, Issue : 7
First page : ( 2977) Last page : ( 2984)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00549.8

Validation of A Tool to Measure Occupational Safety and Health Performance of Employees

Nawwas Osama Mohammad Abu1, Ariff Tengku Mohammad1,*, Naing NyiNyi1, Alglilat Mohammad Mahmoud1, Al-Hatamleh Mohammad Ahmed Issa2, Baig Atif Amin2

1Institute for Community Development and Quality of Life, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala, Terengganu, Malaysia

2Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala, Terengganu, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author E-mail: tg_mariff@unisza.edu.my

Online published on 31 October, 2018.

Abstract

According to the International Labor Organization's estimates of 2017, 160 million people in the world are suffering from work-related illnesses, and that 270 million work-related accidents occur every year across the world. Industries in Arab nations have some room for improvement in the implementation of occupational safety and health measures and inefficiency related to occupational safety and health. This study reviewsmost of the relevant literature in the application of occupational safety and health systems in improving employees’ performance. The study recommended several recommendations that would help in the implementation of occupational safety and health systems and improve the performance of employees in companies, such as providing of training courses for employees; establishing a specialized department for occupational safety and health; providing specialized supervisors to follow the occupational safety and health procedures within the company; providing a safe, stimulating and risk-free work environment; and adopting occupational safety and health regulations within international and local standards.

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Keywords

Occupational safety, Occupational health, Health systems, Employees performance, Validation questionnaire.

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