TableĀ 2

Pattern matrix for the questionnaire items on the training and management commitment safety climate factors

ItemTraining*Management commitment*
There is an effective safety training programme for new employees0.753
Employees receive adequate, on-going training to work safely0.870
The management team reacts quickly to solve safety problems0.742
The management team provides all the equipment necessary to do the job safely0.726
The management team provides a lot of information on safety issues0.832
The management team emphasises safe behaviour above all other activities0.768
  • *Factor loadings for the six items into the two first-order latent factors.