The Influence of Occupational Safety and Health on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment of Hospital Nurses in Makassar City

Authors

  • Andi Niartiningsih1, Irwandy1 , Masyitha Muis1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1505

Keywords:

Occupational Safety and Health, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment

Abstract

Occupational safety and health is a system used to prevent the possibility that will arise due to work

accidents and prevention of the emergence of diseases caused by work relationships with employees in the

environment. This study aims to analyze the effect of occupational safety and health on job satisfaction and

organizational commitment of hospital nurses in the city of Makassar. This type of research is quantitative

research using observational studies with cross sectional study design and using path analysis. Sampling using

stratified random sampling so that the sample in this study were nurses in charge of Inpatient Installation,

IGD, ICU and OK, amounting to 230 respondents. The results showed there was an effect of occupational

safety and health variables on job satisfaction (p = 0.001), there was an effect of occupational safety and

health on organizational commitment (p = 0.001), there was an effect of job satisfaction on organizational

commitment (p = 0.001), and there was no the effect of occupational safety and health on organizational

commitment through job satisfaction (coefficient = 0.419). It is recommended to the hospital management

to encourage nurses to work in an innovative way and provide opportunities in making decisions that pose

a risk to the welfare of employees by providing benefits, prioritizing comfort and safety of nurses’ work in

order to increase nurse job satisfaction so that it has an impact on improving the quality and performance of

the hospital.

Author Biography

Andi Niartiningsih1, Irwandy1 , Masyitha Muis1

1 Lecturers of Departement of Hospital Management, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Andi Niartiningsih1, Irwandy1 , Masyitha Muis1. (2020). The Influence of Occupational Safety and Health on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment of Hospital Nurses in Makassar City. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 834-839. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1505