THE EFFECTS OF DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES ON NON-VOLUNTARY REPORTING OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES
The main objective of the study is to determine whether there is a difference among averages of dimensions which lead aircraft maintenance personnel in Turkey not to voluntarily report unsafe events or suggestions increasing safety in terms of demographic variables. For this purpose, with data obtained by 483 aircraft maintenance personnel, t-test and ANOVA tests were conducted. Moreover, it is tried to determine whether there is a relationship between dimensions leading not to voluntarily report. In this context, correlation analysis related to dimensions were conducted. Investigating the effect of demographic variables on non-voluntary reporting shows that age, experience, work unit and position have statistically significant effect. Moreover, it was determined that there are meaningful and positive strong relations between dimensions. In another test, it was concluded that demographic variables do not have significant effect on dimensions.
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