A study on the effectiveness of occupational health and safety trainings of construction workers in Turkey


BAŞAĞA H. B. , TEMEL B. A. , Atasoy M., YILDIRIM İ.

SAFETY SCIENCE, vol.110, pp.344-354, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 110
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ssci.2018.09.002
  • Title of Journal : SAFETY SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.344-354

Abstract

In this study, profiles of the employees working in construction sector and who are to be educated in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) have been investigated and the perspectives of the employees on OHS have been presented in order for the OHS trainings to be provided effectively. In accordance with this purpose, a face-to-face survey was carried out practically with the employees in the construction sector in Turkey. It has been researched whether the age, educational level, knowledge, etc. characteristics of the employees that work in the constructions sites, defined as very hazardous occupations, vary. The level of employees' knowledge about OHS and how to provide OHS trainings to the employees accordingly have been studied.