Imprint of Occupational Health and Safety Conditions on Employee Commitment: A Case Study of Toyota Tsusho Corporation.

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2023     |     PP. 56-77      |     PDF (802 K)    |     Pub. Date: February 3, 2023
DOI: 10.54647/economics790361    84 Downloads     25491 Views  

Author(s)

Aitaa Sam Kilimvi, Faculty of Management Science, Muni University, Uganda; Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London.
Joana Nshyira Owusu-Antwi, Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London.

Abstract
World Health Organization (WHO) potentiates the goal of occupational health and safety as protecting employees' mental, bodily, and social health while they are working. Using Toyota Tsusho Corporation as a case study, this study aimed at examining the impact of occupational health and safety measures on employee commitment.
The study utilized a quantitative analysis of published data from Toyota Corporation health and safety initiatives report. Descriptive statistics was employed for the data analysis, and the independent sample test was performed to assess the study's hypothesis.
The main findings of this study showed that management initiative and commitment to health and safety had a positive influence on employee commitment. It was also revealed that health and safety measures had an association with employee commitment and presenteeism level. The study revealed that businesses should adopt healthy lifestyles and encourage employee motivation to lower presenteeism in both high-risk and low-risk environments. Policies on employee safety and provision of appropriate equipment that reduce the frequency of accidents, illnesses, and injuries should be the priority of management.

Keywords
Occupational health and safety, Employee commitment, Presenteeism, Organizational policies.

Cite this paper
Aitaa Sam Kilimvi, Joana Nshyira Owusu-Antwi, Imprint of Occupational Health and Safety Conditions on Employee Commitment: A Case Study of Toyota Tsusho Corporation. , SCIREA Journal of Economics. Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2023 | PP. 56-77. 10.54647/economics790361

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