Tomislav Rakić, Snežana Živković

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Autonomous occupational safety motivation can be a result of outer and inner reasons for applying safety measures at work. Employees with autonomous motivation behave apply safety measures at their own insticts and initiative, in line with their values and interests. As a result, the behavior of autonomously motivated employees is self-determined and therefore, it should be applied consistently.

Along with this kind of motivation, an “identified” workplace  safety motivation is worth mentioning. It is typical for employees who are motivated to apply occupational safety measures because they consider that safe work environment is very important, and that acting in accordance with safety measures is just another step towards safe work environment.

The main aim of this paper is to establish potential relations between occupational safety motivation on one side, and age of the examinees, the years of service, and their professional qualifications on the other, in order to implement the results obtained, create safe work environment and, in this way,  increase the productivity.


occupational safety motivation, productivity, correlation, age, years of service, professional qualifications

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