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Research code: 4011424
Ethics code: IR.MUMS.FHMPM.REC.1401.161

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Gholkhandan M, Rezvani Z, Jamali J, Gharib S. Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Culture Questionnaire Based on the Oil and Gas Producers (OGP) Guide in Process Industries. johe 2024; 10 (4) : 5
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1- Department of HSE, Student Research Center, Faculty of Health, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
2- HSE, Occupational Health and Safety Group, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
3- Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Department of Statistics, School of Public Health, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
4- Occupational Health and Safety Group, School of Public Health, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran , seif.gharib@gmail.com
Abstract:   (891 Views)
Background and Objective: Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) culture is a part of the general culture of the organization, and it is considered a management tool for reducing incidents and controlling unsafe behaviors in the organization. The present study aimed to present a valid and reliable tool in the field of HSE culture based on the Oil and Gas Producers (OGP) guide in process industries.
Materials and Methods: The current research is an instrument-making study that was conducted to determine the validity and reliability of the HSE culture questionnaire among the employees of Shahid Hashminejad Gas Refinery. After studying various texts and using the World Association of Oil and Gas Producers (OGP) guide to design related questions, quantitative and qualitative content validity by 10 experts, face validity (comprehensibility), reproducibility, and internal consistency by 30 employees, and construct validity was checked by 410 employees.
Results: Confirmatory factor analysis of the final version of the questionnaire confirmed 34 items in six dimensions of the observable program of HSE management, competence and awareness of the situation, communication, training of work procedures and human factors, incident management, and HSE evaluation and audit. The average impact score, validity ratio, and validity index were 3.81, 0.82, and 0.92, respectively (α =0.94 and ICC=0.975), which was within the acceptable range.
Conclusion: Based on the obtained findings, Iranian HSE specialists can use this valid and reliable tool to evaluate the HSE culture of employees, especially in process industries, and use the findings as guidelines for effective health, safety, and environmental interventions.

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