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Vosoughi S, Davari M, Ebrahimi H, Abolghasemi J, Talebi M. The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Job Stress with Safety Behavior among Work Permit Issuers in One of the Oil Industries. johe 2022; 9 (1) : 4
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1- Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Occupational Health Engineering, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , m_davari2020@yahoo.com
3- Department of Statistics, School of Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Department of Occupational Health Engineering, Oil refinery company Tehran, Iran
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Background and Objective: Due to the major role of emotional intelligence in the prevention of risky behavior and management of workplace stresses, the present study aimed to assess the relationship of emotional intelligence and job stress with safety behaviors among work permit issuers in one of the oil industries in Tehran in 2020.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive-analytical cross-sectional study was performed on 300 employees of an oil refinery in Tehran. Demographic information questionnaire, Siberian Schering Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire, as well as Parker and Decotis Job Stress Questionnaire were used to collect data. Moreover, to examine safety behaviors, a 23-item behavioral questionnaire which was developed by Mehdi Nia et al. and assesses safety compliance and safety participation was used. To obtain the percentage of safe behavior on an observational basis, a behavioral checklist of five important behaviors of work permit issuers that are part of the work permit guidelines and have been measured in past events was used.
Results: In this study, the percentage rates of safe behavior of work permit issuers, their stress levels, and emotional intelligence were reported as 40.57, 2.26, and 3.12, respectively. The assessment of the relationship between emotional intelligence and the percentage of safe behavior pointed to a statistically significant relationship (P=0.019) with a correlation coefficient of 0.161. Moreover, job stress with a correlation coefficient of -0.217 demonstrated a significant relationship with emotional intelligence (P=0.001). Anxiety with a correlation coefficient of -0.068 had a significant and inverse relationship with the percentage of safe behaviors (P=0.022).
Conclusion: As evidenced by the results of this study, among the permit issuers in the refinery, people with higher emotional intelligence experienced lower levels of stress and perform more safety behavior.

 
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