The effect of occupational health and safety on organizational commitment in the clinical wards of public hospitals affiliated to Guilan University of Medical Sciences in Rasht

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  • Arman Assar Payame Noor University, Rasht, Iran
  • Mahnaz Hemmati No’doust Gilani Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1234/jcoms.v2i1.34

Keywords:

Occupational Health, Safety, Organizational Commitment, Government Hospital

Abstract

Introduction: The success of an organization depends on the commitment and participation of its employees. Improving occupational health and safety of employees has led to greater productivity and is a matter of interest to developed countries. Some of the factors that reduce productivity in this regard increase costs, including the unfavorable work structure, improper design of the human-machine relationship, and improper management programs. By determining the relationship between occupational safety and health status and organizational commitment, this study proposes solutions to eliminate or modify the risk factors due to poor occupational safety and health and reduce financial and human costs due to employee commitment. The main question of this study is whether there is a significant relationship between organizational commitment and compliance with the components of occupational health and safety of clinical staff of public hospitals affiliated with Guilan University of Medical Sciences in Rasht.

Materials and Methods: This research is an applied research-descriptive and correlational study. The statistical and sample population in this study is 60 wards of public hospitals of Guilan University of Medical Sciences. Sampling was done by census method and in each section, the respondents answered the questions as evaluators.

Results: One of the indicators of superiority of one organization over another is having capable and committed human resources and focusing on organizational commitment of employees is known as a strategy to increase the performance of organizations. Increasing organizational commitment increases the incidence of organizational citizenship behaviors.

Conclusion: The analysis of the data of this study shows that there is a relationship between the components "Existence of safety instructions and risk management", "Existence of occupational health and safety laws" and "Organization safety supports" with organizational commitment (emotional commitment and normative commitment). And there is no relationship between the components of "first aid and training" and "prevention of occupational hazards" with organizational commitment (emotional commitment and normative commitment)..

Published

2022-03-31

How to Cite

Assar, A., & Hemmati No’doust Gilani , M. . (2022). The effect of occupational health and safety on organizational commitment in the clinical wards of public hospitals affiliated to Guilan University of Medical Sciences in Rasht. Journal of Current Oncology and Medical Sciences, 2(1), 168–176. https://doi.org/10.1234/jcoms.v2i1.34

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