The Effect of Intervention on the Implementation of an Incident Reporting System in Isfahan Steel Company

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M Amidi Mazaheri 1 , AR Hidarnia 2 , * , F Ghofranipour 1

1 Department of Health Education, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Health Education, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, PO Box: 1411713116, [email protected], Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: Amidi Mazaheri M, Hidarnia A, Ghofranipour F. The Effect of Intervention on the Implementation of an Incident Reporting System in Isfahan Steel Company, Iran Red Crescent Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 12(5):529-534.

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Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: 12 (5); 529-534
Article Type: Research Article
Received: January 14, 2010
Accepted: May 10, 2010

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Abstract

Background: Occupational injuries are a public health problem, estimated to kill more than 300,000 workers worldwide every year and to cause many more cases of disability. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of a training intervention on the implementation of an incident reporting system, perceived management commitment to safety and employees motivation to report incidents in Isfahan Steel Company.

 

Methods: A quasi experimental research with case (185) and control (209) groups with measurements before the implementation of the incident reporting system and one year later was used to evaluate the effect of training intervention on the implementation of the incident reporting system, motivation to report incidents and perceived management commitment to safety.

 

Results: The results showed that the implementation of the incident reporting system was more successful in case group than the control group especially on reporting NM's, MI's. In case group, perceived line management commitment to safety and employees motivation to report NM's, MI's significantly increased after the training intervention.

 

Conclusion: Training intervention could promote implementation of the incident reporting system as a key factor of management support. Although the study shows some encouraging results concerning the reporting NM's, MI's, further studies are needed to evaluate whether the introduction of an incident reporting system with feedback has an effect on the number of major incidents.

 


Keywords

Occupational injuries Incident reporting system Near miss Training intervention

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