Determinants of Safe Organizational Climate and its Impact on Employee Performance: A Case of Marble Industries Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Shahid Jan Kakakhel, Kashif Ahmad, Muhammad Tariq


The purpose of this research paper was to discover different problems and disseminate solutions for creating a safety climate in an organization by minimizing accidents at the workplace through increasing safety awareness among employees. For this purpose, a survey was carried out to collect the data by means of questionnaires from different marble factories situated in industrial areas of Mardan and Nowshera Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Total one hundred questionnaires were distributed among the employees, out of which eighty five were returned, which were considered enough for analyzing the data. Data were analyzed though SPSS version 20. The empirical results showed that environmental conditions, safety related policies and programs, organizational climates, and safety communications were significantly affecting safety climate, and safety climate was highly related to the employee’s performance. On the basis of empirical findings of this study, it is concluded that better environmental conditions, safety related policies, organizational climates and safety communications should be ensured and practiced in marble factories situated in industrial zones of Mardan and Nowshera Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan for creating the safety climate in order to enhance the safety related performance of the employees. 


Safety performance; Safety climate; Organization climate; Environmental condition; Safety policy and program; Safety communication

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