Yıl 2019, Cilt 14 , Sayı 3, Sayfalar 154 - 168 2019-07-08

Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety

Hülya ELMALI GÜLBAŞ [1] , Tolga KARAKUZU [2]


      Occupational health and safety in work life has still alarming statistics around the world. Despite the fact that leather business seems being affected by mechanization, human power has important role for it. Workers in tanning processes frequently encounter physical and chemical risks. Therefore, the determination of employee consciousness and the arrangement of trainings for it are important for this sector which is included in the category 'Very risky work'. In our study, the population has been determined as active firms in Uşak Mixed-Organized Leather Industry, the awareness level of physical and chemical risks of 220 employees in 10 firms that accepted to take part in the survey has been examined and observed. Frequency, percentage and factor analysis and correlation tests were applied on the data in SPSS 22.0 programme. The Cronbach alpha values of the dimensions were found to be 0.681 in the physical risk dimension and 0.822 in the chemical risk dimension. According to the research of it can be said that the reliability of chemical risk factors is high and that the physical risk factors are medium reliability. The physical risk and chemical risk perceptions of workers in the survey are moderate/high. It has been observed that most of the services that are made compulsory by the state sanctions have been provided by the state sanctions, but it has been determined that there are still some deficiencies in some parts due to the situation such as the education level of the employees.


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Orcid: 0000-0002-6041-6054
Yazar: Hülya ELMALI GÜLBAŞ (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: USAK UNIVERSITY, BANAZ VOCATIONAL SCHOOL, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1049-2187
Yazar: Tolga KARAKUZU
Kurum: USAK UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
Ülke: Turkey


Destekleyen Kurum This work was supported by Research Fund of Uşak University.
Proje Numarası The project number: 2017 / TP046.
Teşekkür This work was supported by Research Fund of Uşak University. The project number: 2017 / TP046.
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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 8 Temmuz 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { nwsaeng591122, journal = {Engineering Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {1308-7231}, address = {}, publisher = {NWSA Akademik Dergiler}, year = {2019}, volume = {14}, pages = {154 - 168}, doi = {}, title = {Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety}, key = {cite}, author = {ELMALI GÜLBAŞ, Hülya and KARAKUZU, Tolga} }
APA ELMALI GÜLBAŞ, H , KARAKUZU, T . (2019). Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety. Engineering Sciences , 14 (3) , 154-168 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/nwsaeng/issue/46932/591122
MLA ELMALI GÜLBAŞ, H , KARAKUZU, T . "Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety". Engineering Sciences 14 (2019 ): 154-168 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/nwsaeng/issue/46932/591122>
Chicago ELMALI GÜLBAŞ, H , KARAKUZU, T . "Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety". Engineering Sciences 14 (2019 ): 154-168
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ISNAD ELMALI GÜLBAŞ, Hülya , KARAKUZU, Tolga . "Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety". Engineering Sciences 14 / 3 (Temmuz 2019): 154-168 .
AMA ELMALI GÜLBAŞ H , KARAKUZU T . Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety. Engineering Sciences. 2019; 14(3): 154-168.
Vancouver ELMALI GÜLBAŞ H , KARAKUZU T . Determination of Chemical and Physical Risk Factors in Leather Industry in Terms of Occupational Health and Safety. Engineering Sciences. 2019; 14(3): 168-154.