publication . Article . 2018

Relationships among Safety Climate, Safety Behavior, and Safety Outcomes for Ethnic Minority Construction Workers

Lyu, Sainan; Hon, Carol K. H.; Chan, Albert P. C.; Wong, Francis K. W.; Javed, Arshad Ali;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (issn: 1660-4601, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
In many countries, it is common practice to attract and employ ethnic minority (EM) or migrant workers in the construction industry. This primarily occurs in order to alleviate the labor shortage caused by an aging workforce with a lack of new entrants. Statistics show that EM construction workers are more likely to have occupational fatal and nonfatal injuries than their local counterparts; however, the mechanism underlying accidents and injuries in this vulnerable population has been rarely examined. This study aims to investigate relationships among safety climate, safety behavior, and safety outcomes for EM construction workers. To this end, a theoretical re...
Subjects
free text keywords: construction safety and health, ethnic minority construction workers, safety climate, safety behavior, safety outcome, Medicine, R, Article, Aging in the American workforce, Empirical evidence, Environmental health, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Human factors and ergonomics, Occupational safety and health, Construction site safety, Demographic economics, Safety behaviors, business.industry, business, Injury prevention
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publication . Article . 2018

Relationships among Safety Climate, Safety Behavior, and Safety Outcomes for Ethnic Minority Construction Workers

Lyu, Sainan; Hon, Carol K. H.; Chan, Albert P. C.; Wong, Francis K. W.; Javed, Arshad Ali;