A Study on the Seatbelt Use and Influence Factors among Firefighters

소방공무원 안전벨트 착용률과 영향요인에 관한 연구

  • Baek, In-hwan (Department of Fire Service Administration, Seowon University)
  • 백인환 (서원대학교 소방행정학과)
  • Received : 2021.01.20
  • Accepted : 2021.03.15
  • Published : 2021.03.31


The purpose of this study is to investigate the current status of firefighting seatbelt use and factors affecting the wearing seatbelt of firefighters. The seatbelt use of citizens was also studied for comparative study. Two T-tests were conducted to confirm the characteristics of firefighters' safety belts wearing firefighters. As a result, there was a statistically significant difference, on seatbelt use in general vehicles, between firefighters and citizens. And a significant difference between fire vehicles and general vehicles, on firefighters' seatbelt use, and the average was lower in fire vehicles. Factor analysis, reliability analysis, correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis were conducted to 10 influential factors affecting seatbelt use of firefighters'. And factor analysis and reliability analysis revealed two major factors (Physical factors, Learning factors). In multiple regression analysis, it was confirmed the two independent factors had a positive effect on the dependent variable, the rate of seatbelt use of firefighters'.


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