Culture e safety management: the proposal of a model

This present study investigates/examines the safety culture maturity in organizations. The objective is to propose a model to identify the stage or level of safety culture maturity in organizations. The model is particularly important in management since once the safety culture maturity level is identified the stakeholders can make decisions to improve it. Many researchers agree that safety culture develops through different levels. A high level of safety culture is important for workplace accident prevention. The result of this study is a model that can be used by organizations to identify their safety culture maturity stage. The stages of safety culture maturity identified in this research include pathological, reactive bureaucratic , proactive, and generative stage. The stages are determined based on how the organization deals with safety culture essential characteristics such as information, organizational learning, communication, commitment, and involvement.

Safety culture; Safety culture maturity; Safety management


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