A Study on the Factors Affecting the Safety Awareness of Foreign Workers & International Students

외국인근로자와 유학생의 안전의식에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • Park, Sunah (Dept. of Social Welfare, Konyang Cyber University) ;
  • Lee, Jai Young (Disaster Safety & Fire Fighting, Konyang Cyber University)
  • 박선아 (건양사이버대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 이재영 (건양사이버대학교 재난안전소방학과)
  • Received : 2022.05.27
  • Accepted : 2022.06.22
  • Published : 2022.06.30


The purpose of this study is to analyze which factors affect safety awareness of foreign workers and international students. In the correlation analysis, individual characteristics related to the safety awareness of foreign workers were nationality, status of stay(visa types), place of work, educational background, and Korean proficiency while international students were relevant with only the types of residence. There were significant differences in the safety awareness of foreign workers in nationality, status of stay(visa types), region of residence, educational background, place of work, and Korean proficiency. However, there was a significant difference only in the types of residence for the international students. In the regression analysis of factors affecting safety awareness, there were significant differences in nationality, status of stay(visa types), place of work, and Korean proficiency in the case of foreign workers. It was analyzed that nationality and status of stay had a negative (-) effect, and the place of work and Korean proficiency had a positive (+) effect. In the case of international students, it was analyzed that only the types of residence had a negative (-) effect on safety awareness.



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