High-Performance Work System and Safety Performance

  • Dayang Nailul Munna Abg Abdullah
  • Vanissa Karupaiah
Conference paper


The purpose of conducting this study was to determine the relationship between high-performance work system (HPWS) determinants and safety performance among employees at the Carsem (M) Sdn. Bhd., Ipoh, Perak. One hundred and seventy respondents participated in this study, and they were chosen using simple random sampling technique. A survey questionnaire was used as a main instrument for data collection. From the Pearson correlation analysis, the findings revealed that there was a significant relationship between the studied variables, namely, safety training, self-managed teams, high-quality work, and safety performance. It was also revealed that the safety training was found to be the dominant factor of this study. As a conclusion, the diffusion of HPWS enables a clearer delineation of how these principles are translated into practice. Therefore, HPWS can be integrated in an organization, in order to bring great improvements in employees’ job performance as well as safety performance.


Safety Performance Personal Protective Equipment Human Resource Practice Safety Training Degree Holder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dayang Nailul Munna Abg Abdullah
    • 1
  • Vanissa Karupaiah
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Business ManagementUniversiti Teknologi MARAKuala SelangorMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Human Resource ManagementSaito CollegePetaling JayaMalaysia

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