Volume 16, Issue 2 (Vol 16, No.2 2020)                   irje 2020, 16(2): 144-152 | Back to browse issues page

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Choobineh H, Danesh G, Mansouri N, Najafi Majareh M, Shahbazi F, Hashemi Nazari S. Investigation of Health, Safety and Environment Indicators in Tehran Municipality Organizations: Challenges, Weaknesses, Strengths and Corrective Strategies. irje. 2020; 16 (2) :144-152
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1- DVM, MPH, PhD of Reproductive Biology. School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Zoonosis Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad university, Tehran, Iran
3- HSE Management Department of Tehran Municipality, Shahresalem Company, Tehran Municipality, Tehran, Iran
4- PhD Student of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
5- Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , saeedh_1999@sbmu.ac.ir
Abstract:   (271 Views)
Background and Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of HSE indices in a number of organizations affiliated with Tehran Municipality.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, the study population included all organizations affiliated with Tehran Municipality HSE performance was assessed through an 18-item checklist. The content validity of this checklist was examined by obtaining the opinions of experts in the field. The data of this study were analyzed using the SPSS software version 22.
Results: The results of this study showed that three organizations, namely Suburbs Bus Company, Urban Planning Organization, and Terminals and Parks Organization had the best HSE performance with indexes of 63.6%, 57.485 and 52.59%, respectively. Among the 18 items of HSE performance, the HSE policy had the highest score (68.6%).
Conclusion: Based on the findings of this study, the value of the HSE index was not complete in any of the fields. The results of this study showed that although the foundation of the HSE system was implemented in many units of Tehran Municipality, it is still a long way before the desired point is reached. Therefore, it is necessary to formulate and implement appropriate action plans and to evaluate the effectiveness of control measures to improve the HSE indicators.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2020/09/20 | Accepted: 2020/08/31 | Published: 2020/08/31

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