The Effect of Occupational Health and Safety Management on Performance in the Banking Sector, Ghana

Gilbert Joshua Atteh Sewu, Emmanuel Gyabeng, Adelaide Angela Dadzie, Nana Kwame Nkrumah
2019 International Journal of Business and Management  
A survey was conducted to investigate the impact of occupational health and safety measures (OHSMs) on the performance of Banks in Ghana. Questionnaires were administered to employees of various Banks in the country. Using a Likert scale, respondents were asked to assess the impact of OHSMs on the performance of their Banks. The reliability of the survey data collected was tested using Cronbach’s alpha. Subsequently, Pearson correlation and simple regression were used to understand the
more » ... tistical relationships between variables in terms of the magnitude and the direction (positive or negative) and to determine the degree of variance among dependent and independent variables. Findings suggest that there was a slightly moderate positive correlation between OHSMs and performance of Banks. Although employees generally agreed that OHSMs were in practice, the measures should be improved and government should reinforce policies for the implementation of OHSMs and ensure compliance by the Banks.
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v14n10p172 fatcat:sxgd7s66fbdhtcmfatltpwvgum