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Running head: UMGS WRTG 394
UMGC WRTG 394
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Name of the University
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Introduction
Workplace safety is acritical issue for every organization irrespective of the industry
it operates in. therefore, it is imperative for the employers to make sure that their associated
employees are working in a safe environment with a proper management system and
approach. This is because business owners are responsible for fostering workplace safety and
thus, it is imperative for the business powers to motivate employees to adopt safe activities
and practices as well as use safety equipment within the organization. This essay described
the importance of designing atraining program for making employees aware of workplace
safety using different articles by different authors.
Discussion
According to Borgheipour et al. 2020, predicting the relationship between safety
performance and safety climate is imperative. For this article, the authors have considered the
cement industry which has been remarkably impacted by severe accidents and accident
related costs. The article and the authors explain that it is imperative to investigate the
association between the safety climate along with safety performance in order to determine
the safety motivation within the organization (or the associated industry). The article was
successful in finding a positive impact of safety climate on safety performance within the
cement industry. On the contrary, the authors also explained that there is an either
relationship between the production pressure and social support of safety motivation, and
safety knowledge within any organization or industry.
According to Cunningham et al. 2018, workplace safety is responsible for promoting
the wellness of the employees and the employers side by side. The authors explain that better
safety measures directly equate to better health thereby completing tasks efficiently resulting
in few accidents in asafe working environment. This article successfully explains the training
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experiences of immigrant construction workers and their requirement for considering a
targeted approach to training the vulnerable population of the organizations thereby keeping
them safe and healthy. The article is also capable of highlighting challenges encountered by
employees due to ineffective safety intervention efforts. The findings of the article suggest
that there is aserious requirement for providing occupational safety as well as health training
to non native employees by businesses within the constriction industry.
According to Loosemore and Malouf 2019, poor and ineffective safety is a critical
issue for the construction industry all over the globe. While there has been alarge number of
resources for the safety training as well as it is imperative in establishing apositive safety
attitude in the construction industry, this article successfully explains the site safety training
for associated employees. The article is also responsible for bridging the gap found in the
literature related to the safety training of employees and successfully addresses the major
concerns and queries of operations organizations and the members.
This article by Muchiri et al. 2019, identifies that majority of the organization
irrespective of the industry are under severe pressure to enhance and improve their workplace
safety. As a consequence, the article has successfully developed an integrative leadership
model that informs new theory for the organizations to identify how the organizational
managers and leaders must behave and improve their skills to motivate the safety of the
employees within the organization. This article by Muchiri et al. 2019, also demonstrates the
relationship between transformation leadership, and the trust of the employees in leaders
thereby empowering safety behaviors and leadership among employees.
The article by Pidd, Roche, and Duraisingam 2019, successfully explains the
increasing concerns of the potential implication of employee alcohol as well as drug use for
workplace safety as well as well being. The article also explains that this concern is highly
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driven by evolving awareness of different issues. These incorporate there is alarge evidence
demonstrating that drug use and alcohol might lead to decrement in human performance with
the adverse implication for workplace safety. Therefore, the article is successful in explaining
the importance of workplace safety and the well-being of the employees.
The primary aim of this article by Rost and Alvero 2018, is to bridge the gap between
two major participatory data management approaches within organizations. These approaches
include participatory economics and behavioral safety. The article successfully explains the
history of participative management in context to these approaches along with workplace
safety for the associated organizational members and employees.
According to Sorensen et al. 2018, in order to present a measure of effective
organizational policies and programs associated with workplace and safety, itis imperative to
aim at working conductions along with organizational facilitators of employee safety and
well being. The article has been successful in measuring the iterative process by
incorporating different methods along with cognitive testing. All the methods are helpful in
explaining the assessment measures that could be developed for constructing the workplace
safety practices and measures.
The article by Wang, Wang, and Xia 2018, on workplace safety and employee well
being, is helpful in understanding that the unsafe behavior of the individuals within the
organization could be primarily recognized as acritical factor in workplace accidents. The
article also examined and evaluated the predictive powers of safety related stress and
psychological capital in the employees working for an organization thereby identifying the
stress behavior and stress related issues and relationship of the employers and employees
within the organization.
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Conclusion
Therefore, from the above discussion, it can be concluded that all the articles and
authors focus on delivering the issues encountered by different organizations and industries in
handling workplace safety and well being of the employees. All the articles effectively
explain that workplace safety has constantly become one of the prime priorities for
organizations all over the globe. Thus, most of the articles explain safe workplaces are
responsible for increasing the overall productivity including workplace safety communication
side by side. In addition to this, the articles chosen are also helpful for readers to understand
that developing effective safety practices including education, training, and appropriate
supply of safety equipment to the employees starts with the commitment of the organization
to keep them safe and healthy. Therefore, the benefits of workplace safety for organizations
are usually overwhelming.
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References
Borgheipour, H., Eskandari, D., Barkhordari, A., Mavaji, M. and Tehrani, G.M., 2020.
Predicting the relationship between safety climate and safety performance in cement
industry. Work ,66 (1), pp.109-117.
Cunningham, T.R., Guerin, R.J., Keller, B.M., Flynn, M.A., Salgado, C. and Hudson, D.,
2018. Differences in safety training among smaller and larger construction firms with non-
native workers: Evidence of overlapping vulnerabilities. Safety science ,103 ,pp.62-69.
Loosemore, M. and Malouf, N., 2019. Safety training and positive safety attitude formation
in the Australian construction industry. Safety science ,113 ,pp.233-243.
Muchiri, M.K., McMurray, A.J., Nkhoma, M. and Pham, H.C., 2019. How transformational
and empowering leader behaviors enhance workplace safety: A review and research
agenda. The Journal of Developing Areas ,53 (1).
Pidd, K., Roche, A. and Duraisingam, V., 2019. Drug use and workplace safety: Issues and
good practice responses. Increasing Occupational Health and Safety in Workplaces ,pp.69-92.
Rost, K.A. and Alvero, A.M., 2018. Participatory approaches to workplace safety
management: bridging the gap between behavioral safety and participatory
ergonomics. International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics .
Sorensen, G., Sparer, E., Williams, J.A., Gundersen, D., Boden, L.I., Dennerlein, J.T.,
Hashimoto, D., Katz, J.N., McLellan, D.L., Okechukwu, C.A. and Pronk, N.P., 2018.
Measuring best practices for workplace safety, health and wellbeing: The Workplace
Integrated Safety and Health Assessment. Journal of occupational and environmental
medicine ,60 (5), p.430.
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Wang, D., Wang, X. and Xia, N., 2018. How safety-related stress affects workers ’safety
behavior: The moderating role of psychological capital. Safety science ,103 ,pp.247-259.

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