A New Safety Culture Measurement Tool and Its Application

A New Safety Culture Measurement Tool and Its Application

Lei Wang Ruishan Sun

National Key Laboratory of Air Traffi c Operational Safety Technology, Civil Aviation University of China, Tianjin 300300, China

Page: 
77-86
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DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.2495/SAFE-V4-N1-77-86
Received: 
N/A
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Accepted: 
N/A
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Published: 
31 March 2014
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OPEN ACCESS

Abstract: 

Safety culture has become an important issue in research and industry fi eld due to its latent  implications on safety performance. The main aim of this research was to develop a reliable tool to measure o rganizational safety culture in a quantitative way. First, the dimensions and components of safety culture were analyzed and an integrated safety culture model (ISCM) was developed for describing the two-level structure of safety culture. Second, two forms of safety culture evaluation index system were constructed and every index was described in intrinsic latency and extrinsic indication level. Then the weights of index were determined using the Delphi method and the reliability of the index system was also examined based on data from survey. Third, the fuzzy comprehensive evaluation procedure on safety culture was proposed and the evaluation case was also given. The application case proved the effectiveness and reliability of this measurement tool.

Keywords: 

safety culture, measurement tool, evaluation index system

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