The Impact of Safety Training on the Performance of Employees of an Electricity Distribution Company in Pakistan


    Authors:

    Muhammad Abid, Ahmed Imran Hunjra, Babar Khalid

    Citation:

    Abid, M,, Hunjra, A. I., and Khalid, B., (2015). The Impact of Safety Training On the Performance of Employees of an Electricity Distribution Company in Pakistan. Journal of Policy Research, 1(3), 100-116.

    Abstract:

    Several linemen of electricity distribution companies died every year while working on the transmission lines in Pakistan. Although safety department of each electrical distribution companies works dynamically for safety and development of operational staff but unfortunately fatalities rate of linemen are not overcome. This study has been conducted to discuss the root cause of fatalities and low performance of operational staff. The population of study was 200 linemen of IESCO. A questionnaire was adopted from the previous study of Anonymous (2011). One independent variable and two dependent variables with 34 number of item used in the research study. In this research study impact of safety training was measured on the fatalities and high performance through different statistical techniques and found Safety training reduces the fatal accidents and improve the performance of the organizations. Loss of linemen life put enormous effect on the organization and also on the organization performance but arrangement of safety training can only become advantageous for linemen when they focuses their mind towards learning training and latest technique which become helpful for improving the performance of organizations.

    Keywords:

    Safety Training, High performance, Fatal Accidents, IESCO, Nigeria, Pakistan

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    Article Type:

    Research Paper

    Pages:

    100-116

    Publisher:

    Research Foundation for Humanity (RFH)


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