The Impact of Safety and Health on Job Satisfaction in Selected Branches of Utility Service Supply Organization in Western Province North in Sri Lanka

WKHU Kularathna, GDN Dr. Perera

Abstract


The main focus of this study is on the impact of safety and health on job satisfaction in selected branches of Utility Service Supply Organization in Western Province North. The research problem for the study is to identify, ‘how safety and health impact on job satisfaction among field employees in selected branches of Utility Service Supply Organization in Western province north?’The universal sampling method was used to collect data from 116 field employees in Utility Supply Organization in Western province north with a structured questionnaire indicating the statements of safety and health as well as job satisfaction with 5 points Likert Scale. Data thus collected were subject to analysis using univariate, correlation and regression analysis with the SPSS (16.0 Versions). It was found that there was a positive impact of safety and health on job satisfaction among field employees in selected branches of Utility Service Supply Organization in Western province north. The results of the simple regression analysis showed that the safety and health have the ability to predict the variance of job satisfaction by nearly 46.6%. It is concluded that there is a positive impact of safety and health on job satisfaction of field employees. If the safety and health in selected branches of Utility Service Supply Organization are further increased, the job satisfaction among field employees could be further enhanced.

Keywords: Field Employees, Safety and Health, Job Satisfaction


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