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J Research Health 2015, 5(3): 323-330 Back to browse issues page
The predictive power of injuries reporting rate and its dimensions by fatalism among the workers of a steel company
Fariba Kaini , Mohammad Reza Khodabaksh
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Background: Fatalism, an obstacle to the adoption of safe behaviors, describes the belief that injuries are unavoidable and occur due to haphazard or fate. The present study examined degree of fatalism related to injuries reporting rate and its dimensions among workers’ Isfahan Steel Company. Methods: A self-administered anonymous was distributed to 250 workers. The survey included demographic factors, fatalism and injuries reporting rate and its components (physical symptoms, psychological symptoms and accidents). The data were analyzed by Multivariate and correlation techniques. Results: The results showed that there were significant correlations between fatalism with injuries reporting rate and its dimensions namely physical symptoms, psychological symptoms and accidents (p<0.01). Also multivariate analysis indicated fatalism respectively about 21%, 9%, 21% and 14% of the variance of variables of injuries reporting rate, physical symptoms and psychological symptoms and accidents significantly predicted (p<0.05). Conclusion: Changing fatalism culture in work environments can be important to prevent occupational diseases and accidents and to promote workers health.
Keywords: fatalism, injuries reporting rate, physical symptoms, psychological symptoms, accidents, workers
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2013/04/27 | Accepted: 2013/10/30 | Published: 2015/09/14
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Kaini F, Khodabaksh M R. The predictive power of injuries reporting rate and its dimensions by fatalism among the workers of a steel company. J Research Health. 2015; 5 (3) :323-330
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