Framework for Upgrading Safety Performance by Influence Safety Training, Management Commitment to Safety and Work Environment: Jordanian Hospitals

Abdallah Mohammad Ashour


Workplace safety is important to the continuous operation, survival and optimal functionality of organizations (James & Zoller, 2017; Kabir, Watson, & Somaratna, 2018), especially in developing countries such as Jordan. Relatedly, it is also posited that safety at workplaces, worksites and across various organizational structures is important to the overall performance and corporate existence of organizations (Beus, Dhanani, & McCord, 2015). Hence, scholars, industry practitioners, and relevant stakeholders have acknowledged and underscored the need for improved safety performance indicators in organizations and related work-settings (Cornelissen, Van Hoof, & De Jong, 2017; Dababneh, Fouad, Jaleel, & Majeed, 2018; Mullen, Kelloway, & Teed, 2017). This paper develops a conceptual framework of safety performance based on perceived social exchange theory (SET). The main aim of this framework is to disclose the causal links between Safety Training, Management Commitment to Safety, Work Environment to Level of safety based on previous studied. Accordingly, this framework presents a new trend concerning by safety training, Management Commitment to Safety as the important dimension for safety management practice to safety performance through work environment.

Keywords: safety training, Management Commitment to Safety, work environment, safety performance.



safety training, Management Commitment to Safety, work environment, safety performance.


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