Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2009 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Subjective Risk Assessment and Perception in the Greek and English Bakery Industries

Table 4

Factor loadings after Varimax rotation.

Hazard score*Factor 1Factor 2Factor 3Factor 4Factor 5

Contact with electricity 0.690.21 0.18 0.16 0.29
Hit by falling objects 0.090.530.18 0.59 0.05
Exposure to fire 0.700.14 0.19 0.160.07
Slip/fall on the level0.270.250.74 0.05 0.11
Falling from height 0.460.470.05 0.030.29
Cut/bruising0.20 0.230.610.20 0.42
Contact with moving vehicles 0.020.02
Contact with machinery0.200.02 0.030.810.04
Exposure to noise0.770.14 0.140.14 0.16
Exposure to harmful substances0.28 0.09 0.750.20 0.19
Lifting/moving heavy load0.02 0.89
Strenuous working postures0.55 0.53 0.11 0.33 0.02

Sum of the rank (ties were not allowed) of each hazard over qualitative risk characteristics controllability, knowledge, dread, familiar, and catastrophic potential.

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