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

Journal of Policy Research, 1(3), 99-115, 2015

17 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2018

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Ahmed Imran Hunjra

University of Waikato; Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Muhammad Abid

Allama Iqbal Open University, Students

Babar Khalid

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Students

Date Written: 2015

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

Suggested Citation

Hunjra, Ahmed Imran and Abid, Muhammad and Khalid, Babar, The Impact of Safety Training on the Performance of Employees of an Electricity Distribution Company in Pakistan (2015). Journal of Policy Research, 1(3), 99-115, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3229722

Ahmed Imran Hunjra (Contact Author)

University of Waikato ( email )

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Private Bag 3105
Hamilton, 3240
New Zealand

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Muree Road Rawalpindi
Shamsabad, Punjab 44000
Pakistan
00923457162527 (Phone)

Muhammad Abid

Allama Iqbal Open University, Students

Pakistan

Babar Khalid

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Students ( email )

Pakistan

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