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A proposed relationship between management practices and safety performance in the oil and gas industry in Iraq


Khdair, Wameedh A. and Mohd Shamsudin, Faridahwati and Subramaniam, Chandrakantan (2011) A proposed relationship between management practices and safety performance in the oil and gas industry in Iraq. In: World Business and Social Science Research Conference , 27-28 October 2011 , Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas, USA .

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Abstract

Occupational accidents occur are either due to lack of knowledge, training, lack of supervision, and lack of rules implementation. In addition, a human error leads to negligence, carelessness of workers, recklessness of workers and lack of monitoring and controlling.The rapid growth in the industry globally has raised concern on safety and health issues at the workplace. As a result more occupational accidents and injuries at workplace make headline news all over the globe. The aim of this paper is to review related empirical literatures and highlight the need to investigate safety performance with respect to the oil and gas industry in Iraq.This paper discusses the role of management practices that may have an impact on safety performance in the oil and gas industry.Toward the end of the paper, a conceptual model depicting the relationships between management practices and safety performance will be offered.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN : 978-0-9808279-4-1
Uncontrolled Keywords: Management Practices, Safety Performance, Oil and Gas, Iraq
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 05:48
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 04:01
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4433

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