:: Volume 16, Issue 3 (10-2008) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2008, 16(3): 1-10 Back to browse issues page
Effects of Education Interventions on the Coke workers' Immune Performances on Baznef Model Basis at Isfahan Melting Factory, 2005
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Abstract Introduction: Every year, millions of job accidents occur in the world. Studies on the job injuries show about 150000 injuries in Iran. Unhealthy behaviors are considered serious problems in public health. Education is one of the best ways to change such unhealthy behaviors. Interventions based on models and theories have many capacities for behavioral changes. BAZNEF model is one of the health useful education models for behavior change in developing countries. The aim of this study was to increase safer behaviors of workers in coke industry based on BAZNEF model. Materials& methods: This study was a semi-experimental case control study to investigate the effects of health education on the safety behavior of workers in the coke industry. 54 workers as an experimental group and 54 workers as a control group were randomly selected and according to BAZNEF model were subjected to the investigation. SPSS was used for analysis of data and independent t-test, t-paired and R.M.ANOVA were applied for analysis. Findings: The results indicated that the mean of knowledge, attitude and performance mark of the workers about safety and use of personal preventive equipment increased so that significant differences were observed. The mean of availability of PPE increased after the intervention. Conclusion: It can be concluded that programming in health education and health problems according to BAZNEF model for increasing safety behavior among workers of coke industry is an effective way to decrease job injuries.
Keywords: BAZNEF model, safety, education, coke
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/02/18 | Accepted: 2015/04/20 | Published: 2015/04/20

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