• ISSN: 2010-023X
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IJTEF 2014 Vol.5(1): 110-113 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2014.V5.350

Manipulation of Safety Training Practices on Organizational Safety Performance: An Evidence in Malaysia’s Automotive Industry

Shah Rollah Abdul Wahab, Azizah Rajab, Roziana Shaari, Siti Aisyah Abdul Rahman, and Maisarah Mohamed Saat
Abstract—This paper aims to investigate the role of safety training practices to safety performance in Malaysia’s automotive industry. This study adopts a non-experimental type research which employs questionnaire as the method of collecting data. The measurement tool undertaken in the data collection is Safety Performance Scale that developed by Wu et al. (2007). A total of 696 employees from Malaysia automotive manufacturing and assembly plants are selected as the respondents of this study. The selection of respondents is made using systematic sampling design. Data of the study are then analyzed using canonical correlation analysis. The finding of the study highlights that safety training practices plays a significant influence to an organization’s safety performance (r2= 0.631, p <0.001).

Index Terms—Safety at work, safety training practices, safety performance, and malaysia’s automotive manufacturing and assembly plants.

Shah Rollah Abdul Wahab, Roziana Shaari, Siti Aisyah Abdul Rahman, and Maisarah Mohamed Saat are with the Faculty of Management, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai Johor, Malaysia (e-mail: shah@ management.utm.my, rozianas@ management.utm.my, siti aisyah@ management.utm.my, maisarah@ management.utm.my).
Azizah Rajab is with the Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai Johor, Malaysia (e-mail: azizahrajabutm@yahoo.com).

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Cite:Shah Rollah Abdul Wahab, Azizah Rajab, Roziana Shaari, Siti Aisyah Abdul Rahman, and Maisarah Mohamed Saat, "Manipulation of Safety Training Practices on Organizational Safety Performance: An Evidence in Malaysia’s Automotive Industry," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.5, no.1, pp. 110-113, 2014.

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