Perceived safety climate, job demands, and coworker support among union and nonunion injured construction workers.

@article{Gillen2002PerceivedSC,
  title={Perceived safety climate, job demands, and coworker support among union and nonunion injured construction workers.},
  author={Marion Gillen and Davis Baltz and Margy Gassel and Luz C Kirsch and Diane Vaccaro},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2002},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={33-51}
}
PROBLEM This study evaluated injured construction workers' perceptions of workplace safety climate, psychological job demands, decision latitude, and coworker support, and the relationship of these variables to the injury severity sustained by the workers. METHODS Injury severity was assessed using the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ), which evaluates functional limitations. Worker perceptions of workplace variables were determined by two instruments: (a) the Safety Climate Measure for… CONTINUE READING