This study aimed to determine the job safety behavior among the employees and employers in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in order to develop a guideline for the promotion of job safety knowledge and to support the job safety activities in the workplace of SMEs by applying the Hazard Identification Technique in job safety analysis. This study was a quantitative research where an in-depth interview was applied for data collection. The samples consisted of 54 employers and 315 employees in 3 provinces, i.e., Chachoengsao, Chonburi, and Rayong Province. Results showed that the level of safety behavior that had been practiced in the work places was found to be at high level for all 4 aspects, i.e., task and operation, machine and equipment, environment, and safety management. The most supporting factor for safety work in the workplace was the protective equipment that provided by the employers. A training course using 5s strategy was organized in the workplace before and after their daily routine works. The guideline for the promotion of job safety knowledge was developed, which included all organizing activities regarding to the regulation and rule of conducts, promotion activities of job safety, and training program for the promotion of job safety knowledge.
Jarut Dhitivara, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand
Kitiwong Sasuad, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand
Stream: Economics and Management
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