Safety Leadership and Safety Behavior in MRO Business: Moderating Role of Safety Climate in Garuda Maintenance Facility Indonesia
Erman Noor Adi, Anis Eliyana, Hamidah, Aprilia Tri Mardiana.
The purpose of this study is to understand the influence of Safety Leadership and Safety Communication on Safety Climate and Safety Behavior at work from employees’ point of view. This research was conducted at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Indonesia and businesses associated with Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) owned by PT. Garuda Maintenance Facility Aero Asia Tbk. (GMF), which operates locally and internationally. It was conducted through questionnaires and aimed to reflect the organization's safety. The survey was conducted among 342 staffs of several departments in GMF. The result of this study is a positive correlation between the research questions and hypotheses in which safety leadership has a positive effect on safety climate standard with a coefficient of 0.204. That is to say, the higher the level of safety leadership, the higher the level of safety climate. Safety climate has significant effect on safety behavior, and safety communication has positive effect on safety climate. Furthermore, safety leadership has no significant effect on safety behavior. Safety leadership has significant effect on safety behavior through safety climate or partially mediates. This research is expected to contribute on safety behavior in an organization, which means reducing chance of work accidents and promoting the wellness of both employees and employers.