Salud laboral en un Centro Penitenciario de Chile: una mirada desde las políticas de Recursos Humanos

M. Güilgüiruca R, J. Herrera-Bascur
2015 Revista Española de Sanidad Penitenciaria  
This article examines the influence of human resources policies on occupational health variables, such as engagement and job satisfaction, with regard to Chilean prison employees. 80 workers at the Women's Prison of Iquique were evaluated and results show that 77% and 88 % have a moderate to high score in terms of engagement and job satisfaction respectively. The 24% variation in engagement of the workers studied can be explained by policies aimed at promoting personal interests, while 32% of
more » ... e variation in job satisfaction could be explained by policies of self-efficacy and personal interests. The above data permits the assertion to be made that human resources policies have a role that is relevant and necessary to modify and improve the occupational health conditions of these public sector workers.
doi:10.4321/s1575-06202015000100003 pmid:25803113 fatcat:cn5kggbirbhbte6bt5xvxtet5e