Improving Safety Performance through Safety Leadership and Safety Behaviors


  • Supardi S Universitas Merdeka Malang, Indonesia
  • Grahita Chandrarin Universitas Merdeka Malang, Indonesia
  • sunardi S Universitas Merdeka Malang, Indonesia



Safety Leadership, Safety Behavior, Safety Performance.


The number of severe accidents and deaths at mining companies in Indonesia in 2020 is still relatively high. This study aims to investigate the effect of improving safety performance through safety leadership and safety behavior. This study uses data from perceptions of workers at coal mining contractor companies in East Kalimantan Province. Determination of the sample using proportionate random sampling, with a comprehensive selection of 161 workers in the production department. The structural equations modeling approach is used in the data analysis process. According to the findings of this study, leadership and safety behavior have a partly beneficial impact on safety performance. Direct safety leadership is more successful than safety behavior in terms of increasing safety performance in the workplace. The impact of safety leadership on safety performance is mediated in part by the safety behavior of those in charge of it.




How to Cite

Supardi S, Chandrarin, G. ., & sunardi S. (2021). Improving Safety Performance through Safety Leadership and Safety Behaviors. I T A L I E N I S C H, 11(2), 447–454.