Personnel Behavioral Safety Analysis in International Projects of Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries (Case Study of Urea and Ammonia Project, Masjed Soleyman Petrochemical Company)

  • Ali VATANI
  • Seyed Sattar MANDEGAR
  • Gholam Reza NABI BIDHENDI
Keywords: Behavioral Safety, Safety Culture, Human Error


Background: Behavioral safety and behavioral psychology is used to promote safe behavior in industries based on employee participation, and its data collection tool is behavioral checklists that contain safe and unsafe employee behaviors. The purpose of this study was to analyze the behavioral safety of employees in international projects of the oil, gas, and petrochemical industry (Masjed Soleyman Petrochemical Company).

Materials and Methods: The research method is descriptive and analytical in terms of purpose. The statistical population of this study was 589 Iranian and Chinese employees working in ten different departments of Masjed Soleyman Petrochemical Company. The tool for collecting data in this study was the standard tarantula checklist that was confirmed by Cronbach's alpha. Data were analyzed by SPSS software, version24.

Results: The results of this study showed that there is a significant difference between Iranian and Chinese groups. The Friedman test also showed that Chinese group is better than Iranian group in behavioral safety.

Conclusion: The main results of this study are the positive and strong safety of the staff that will prevent many occupational accidents. In other words, a strong positive safety culture among employees will facilitate the organizational drive to achieve higher safety standards