Workers' perceptions of workplace safety: an African perspective.

  title={Workers' perceptions of workplace safety: an African perspective.},
  author={Seth Ayim Gyekye},
  journal={International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics : JOSE},
  volume={12 1},
  • Seth Ayim Gyekye
  • Published 2006 in
    International journal of occupational safety and…
This study investigated workers' perceptions of workplace safety in an African work environment, specifically in Ghanaian work places. Workers' safety perceptions were examined with Hayes et al.'s. (1998) Work Safety Scale. Comparative analyses were done between high- and low-accident groups, and t tests were employed to test for differences of statistical significance. Relative to their colleagues in the low-accident category, workers in the high-accident category exhibited negative… CONTINUE READING

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