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The Effect of Safety System on Production Indices


Nowadays, in addition to implement the quality of management systems and environment management and due to the effects of safety and health issues on working processes, the organizations have also sought to acquire health and safety management systems. This descriptive–analytic and past reviewing study has been implemented based on five years (from 2006 to 2010) recorded documents and statistics information in food industrial. Information was collected based on the food industries checklists. The safety indices including risk evaluation, safety auditing, personnel safety training, investment in personal protection equipments, accident severity, accident frequency, accident frequency-severity and job decease repetition coefficient were used for determination of safety programs successfulness degree. Productivity indices such as human forces productivity, wastage amount, production per capita, personnel absence, personnel complaint, and production exploitation were for organizational productivity measurements. The results showed that, the safety programs implementation have positive impacts on mentioned productivity indices. So, there was a direct relationship between safety rules respect and work condition optimization which arouse productivity development in the organizations. Indices definition could be helpful for the safety system effectiveness and system continuous performance optimization.

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IssueVol 4 No 1 (2012) QRcode
SectionOriginal Article(s)
Productivity Safety management Accidents OHSAS-18001

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OMIDVARI M, DAVUDI M, JAVAHERI N. The Effect of Safety System on Production Indices. Int J Occup Hyg. 2015;4(1):17-26.