Previous research has suggested that some traits may be useful as the predictors of risk behaviours behaviors. Therefore, personality traits seem to play a role in accident involvement. The purpose of this study is was to explore the relationship between the personality traits based on the Big Five Inventory (BFI) and worker accident experiences in order to elaborate personality traits based intervention for workplace accident prevention. A cross cross-sectional study was conducted among 173 workers in a cement company using a set of questionnaires consisting of respondents’ characteristics, BFI, and self-reported accident experience. The correlations were computed using Goodman Kruskal’s Gamma. A negative correlation between Extraversion dimension and accident experience was found to be approaching significant (G=- 0.273, p = 0.061). Workers with lower Extraversion dimensions, based on BFI, are recommended to have priority needs be prioritized for training or to be assigned to less hazardous workplaces.

Bahasa Abstract

Intervensi Berdasarkan Traits Kepribadian dalam Pencegahan Kecelakaan Kerja. Penelitian terdahulu menyatakan bahwa beberapa traits dapat digunakan untuk memprediksi perilaku yang berisiko pada kecelakaan kerja. Oleh karena itu, tampaknya traits kepribadian memegang peranan penting pada keterlibatan dalam kecelakaan. Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk mengeksplorasi hubungan antara traits kepribadian berdasarkan Big Five Inventory (BFI) dengan pengalaman keterlibatan pekerja pada kecelakaan kerja dalam rangka mengelaborasi intervensi manajemen berbasis perilaku dalam mencegah kecelakaan kerja. Penelitian bersifat cross-sectional yang dilakukan terhadap 173 pekerja industri semen menggunakan seperangkat kuesioner yang terdiri atas karakteristik responden, BFI dan pengalaman kecelakaan kerja (self-reported). Uji korelasi dilakukan menggunakan Goodman Kruskal’s Gamma. Ditemukan korelasi negatif antara dimensi Extraversion dan pengalaman kejadian kecelakaan kerja yang mendekati signifikan (G = -0,273, p = 0,061). Pekerja dengan dimensi Extraversion yang lebih rendah, berdasarkan BFI, direkomendasikan untuk mendapatkan prioritas dalam pelatihan atau ditugaskan pada area kerja yang memiliki hazard lebih rendah.


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