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1- Social Determinants of Health(SDH)Research Center , kashan University of Medical Sciences, kashan, Iran ,
2- Faculty of Health, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
3- Department of Occupational Health, Faculty of Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
4- Department of Statistics and Epidemiology-Faculty of Health-Kashan University of Medical Sciences-Iran
5- Safety Unit-Kashan Airport-Iran
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Background and Objective: The aviation industry, despite considerable advances in technology and safety, is still witnessing unfortunate accidents, which 80% of them, are caused by human factors. This study aimed to investigate resilience safety culture in order to improve the level of safety culture and resilience and reduce accidents in one of the Iranian's airports.
Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, resilient safety culture indices were weighed and ranked by the expert panel include safety experts and airport operators using Analytic Hierarchy Process and Expert Choice software version 11. Also, the resilient safety culture questionnaire based on the above-mentioned indices was completed by the airport staff and the obtained data were analyzed using SPSS 16.0.
Results: According to the experts’ opinions, management commitment (with normal weight of 1.0), competence (0.79) and awareness (0.69) have the most importance and just culture (0.45) and flexibility (0.39) and management of change (0.35) have the least importance. According to the airport staffs’ opinions, competency (4.12), just culture (3.87) and readiness (3.84) have the highest score and employee participation (3.61), flexibility (3.48) and awareness (3.29) had the lowest score.
Conclusion: Based on the results, the competency factor, which was highly rated by both staff and experts, can be effective in improving airport resilience. Improving the level of awareness of employees, which in their opinion is the least important, is one of the most important factors affecting resilience safety.
Article number: 4
Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Safety

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