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The Performance of HSE Management System Using Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis (FDEA) Model in the Smelting Industry


An accurate assessment of performance of Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) system allows managers to identify strengths and weaknesses in the HSE system. This paper mainly was aimed to assess the performance of HSE management system using Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis (FDEA) model in the smelting industry. The indices of performance evaluation of process HSE management systems of smelting industries were weighted and ranked by Fuzzy System. Then, based on the weights of performance indices and data collected in the case study, performance was evaluated via DEA. The FDEA model was solved using a network model with constant returns to scale. According to the results, environment was the most important index of efficiency. Number of HSE Expert (0.16) and annual HSE Budget per employee (0.17) were the most important input indices in HSE performance system. Ergonomic risk control (0.08), Fire source control (0.08), and waste water quality (0.08) were the most important output indices in HSE performance system, respectively. The different performance criteria or safety performance with varying levels of significance can be used in each step of the assessment process. Budget of HSE was ranked the most important of HSE performance input indicators. This index affects other input indicators. Risk control in the three areas of safety, health, and the environment was one of the most important indicators of performance appraisal output. To evaluate systems safety, a performance evaluation system based on multiple inputs and multi-outputs was more applicable than other systems.

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Performance assessment FDEA HSE Fuzzy Network Models

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Shamaie A, Omidvari M, Hsseinzadeh Lotfi F. The Performance of HSE Management System Using Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis (FDEA) Model in the Smelting Industry. Int J Occup Hyg. 11(1):41-57.