Abstract: The purpose of this research is to examine and explain the effect of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) towards employees performance of construction and the mediating role of work motivation. The research opted for a quantitative study with explanatory research approach, so, data were collected by cross-sectional using the instrument in the form of questionnaires. The population this study is all construction employees in laino market building project, Muna Regency. Thus, survey data was collected from 86 employees located at laino market building project in Muna Regency, through questionnaire. Sample withdrawal method is random sampling using formula Slovin. Analysis equipment used for testing the hypothesis was Partial Least Square (PLS). The research shows that OHS has a positive significant effect on work motivation and employees performance. In addition, the high of work motivation proved to give positive significant effect on improvement of employees performance. Finally, work motivation as partial mediation effects between OHS and employees performance. This means that OHS has a significant effect work motivation and work motivation significantly affect on employee performance, next the OHS has a significant effect on employee performance.
La Hatani, M. Amirullah, Nurwati , La Ode Bahana Adam, Aidin , La Ode Kalimin, La Ode Asfahyadin and Husin , 2018. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Towards Employee Performance: The Mediating Role of Work Motivation. International Business Management, 12: 103-116.