2017-5-1 · Quandt et al. in their study of eye injuries of agricultural farmers found that 98.4% workers examined did not use eye protection at work. This finding agrees with findings in the current study. Most workers seen in the two studies had low enlightenment level; thus, the apparent unimportance attached to the use of eye protective devices.
Knowledge of Lassa fever and use of infection prevention and control facilities among health care workers during Lassa fever outbreak in Ondo State, Nigeria Pan Afr Med J . 2018 May 24;30:56. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.30.56.13125.
use of personal protective equipment is valuable in preventing work place injuries. Safety goggles ... Southeastern Nigeria. Quarry workers and residents at the vicinity of the quarry activities
2020-6-9 · There was already an existing shortage of doctors prior to COVID-19, and with the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), health care workers in countries with weak public health systems like Nigeria are at the forefront of it all.. Global Citizen spoke to some health care workers at a public hospital in Lagos to understand the true nature of what they are facing.
2014-6-19 · Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 Provision and use of personal protective equipment Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 Control of exposure to noise Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 Safe working in confined spaces, ie where there is a risk of death or serious injury from hazardous substances or dangerous
Characteristic Yes (%) No The quarry workers do not use any protective equipment for their eyes, only 5.9% attempt covering their nostrils, Knowledge of effect on health 167 (82) 35 (18) while only 12.3% use …
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Construction Personal Protective Equipment is defined in the UK Regulations 1992 as „all equipment (including clothing affording protection against the weather) which is intended to be worn or held by a person at work and which protects him against one or more risks to his health or safety‟, e.g ...
The educational level of the respondents was below secondary level, and they displayed ignorance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). In the current study, the percentage of those using proper PPE (i.e., ear muffs) was only 49%. The prevalence of NIHL among the quarry workers in this study was 57% (95% CI: 47, 67).
2021-5-29 · Nigeria. Federal Ministry of Health Implements Massive Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment to Primary Healthcare Centres in Nigeria Format News and Press Release Source. Govt. Nigeria ...
2019-7-1 · Guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used by healthcare workers during management of patients with confirmed Ebola or persons under investigation (PUIs) for Ebola who are clinically unstable or have bleeding, vomiting, or diarrhea in U.S. hospitals, including procedures for donning and doffing PPE
2020-6-6 · construction workers on sites in Nigeria, they include: working bare footed, use of bamboo scaffolds, hand mixing of concrete without protective wears as some of the unsafe practices among workers. Agbede, Manu, Agbede and Mahamadu (2016) revealed that contractors in South Western Nigeria have implemented
A descriptive cross-sectional study was employed to determine the utilization of PPE among wood factory workers in Calabar municipality, Southern Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 400 workers from two timber markets (Akim and Eight-Miles timber markets). A structured questionnaire was designed to generate quantitative data from the respondents.
2020-4-1 · The use of PPE by wood factory workers has become imperative with the sole aim of protecting workers from occupational injuries and health hazards. Although, studies in Nigeria on PPE use among industrial workers are sparsely reported, few studies have highlighted that PPE availability, access and use still suffers a setback especially in third world countries. Hence, the objective of this study is to determine the level of utilization of PPE among wood factory workers in Calabar municipality, Southern Nigeria.
2017-11-5 · workers in general is poor and these have not been well assessed among workers in funeral homes. METHODS: A cross sectional study was carried on the awareness and use of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) among funeral home workers in Lagos state. Funeral homes that had branches across the state were identified.
Objective: To assess the awareness of work-related ocular health hazards and utilization of personal protective eye devices (PPEDs) among stone quarry workers in Abakaliki, southeastern Nigeria.Materials and Methods: In a cross-sectional survey of stone quarry industry workers in Abakiliki, conducted between March and April, 2012, data on participants'' socio-demographics, job characteristics ...
Marine suppliers of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Nigeria. Ansac Technology (S) Pte Ltd. ANSAC Technology is a one-stop total solution provider specializing in instrumentation in …
2019-3-8 · A group of workers at a quarry can select one worker to act as the group''s safety representative. Workers can ask their safety representative to make a representation on their behalf on any issue relating to safety, health and welfare. A safety representative is entitled to investigate complaints, accidents and make inspections at the quarry.
2017-5-25 · human hearing. Protective eye and face pro-tection devices, hard hats, safety shoes, gloves, blankets and vests are also considered PPE. Several studies among welders in Nepal  and sawmill workers in Nigeria  showed a close relationship between low awareness of workplace hazards and non-use of PPEs. In developing countries, some studies ...
2021-5-1 · The online survey assessed the self-reported use and access of health workers to personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. A significant proportion of respondents had limited access to PPE that is necessary to protect against the spread of airborne infection through droplets and aerosol in their health facilities.
2019-4-17 · Keyword: Personal Protective Equipment, Construction workers safety, Occupational health and safety, poor safety management. I. Introduction The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required in specific work areas for the protection of workers from various occupational hazards in construction projects.
2016-8-22 · Background: Timber workers, especially in developing countries, are faced with challenges of prevention and control of work place hazards and illnesses. Objective: To determine the awareness of occupational hazards, effects, safety and hygienic practices among timber workers in a South Eastern State in Nigeria. Methods: A cross sectional descriptive design that used the total population of ...
Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers'' Awareness of Work-related Ocular Health Hazards and Utilization of Protective Eye Devices: Findings in Southeastern Nigeria. Ezisi CN(1), Eze BI(2), Okoye O(2), Arinze O(1). Author information: (1)Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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2020-4-1 · to elicit information on socio-demographic data and use of personal protective equipment by workers. Pre-testing of the questionnaire was conducted among 20 wood workers at Okomita in Akamkpa Local Government Area. The pre-test was to confirm the viability, correctness and possible amendment of the questionnaire.
Awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices and patterns of injury among quarry workers in Sabon-Gari Local Government Area, Kaduna state North …
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2018-10-31 · "While the reasons for non-compliance are varied, the threat to workers is clear-cut. Without the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment, the stone quarry workers who are mostly between the ages of 20 to 40 are at the risk of serious diseases like silicosis, lung cancer, kidney issues or even death," he stated.
2020-5-27 · Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a material, device, equipment, or clothing used or worn by workers to reduce their chance of exposure or contact with any harmful material or energy that causes injury, disease, or even death. The use of PPE is a universal legal requirement to reduce occupational injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
2017-5-1 · Objective:To assess the awareness of work-related ocular health hazards and utilization of personal protective eye devices (PPEDs) among stone quarry workers in Abakaliki, southeastern Nigeria.
2013-3-20 · KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE ON THE USE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT BY TRADITIONAL RESIST FABRICS WORKERS IN ABEOKUTA, NIGERIA Akintayo, W.L Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State Nigeria. Abstract Resist fabric techniques such as tie- dye, batik, adire- eleko e.t.c is a manual procedure that
2020-8-21 · "personnel protective equipment" means safety materials such as boots, eye and ear protectors, hand gloves, coveralls etc used by workers during operation to protect them from injury; "public road" means a highway maintainable at public expense; "quarry" means :