quarry workers and use of protective equipment in nigeria

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers'' Awareness of Work ...

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 ...

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.

Major ocular problems found among quarry workers and ...

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

5 Challenges Facing Health Care Workers in Nigeria as …

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.

Health and safety at quarries

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

(PDF) Occurrence of respiratory and skin problems among ...

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 …

(PDF) THE USE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT …

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 ...

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Among Quarry Workers in a …

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).

Federal Ministry of Health Implements Massive …

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 ...

Use of personal protective equipment to protect against ...

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

Factors Affecting Effective use of Safety Wears among ...

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

[PDF] Utilization of Personal Protective Equipments ( PPEs ...

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.

Utilization of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) …

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.

AWARENESS AND USE OF PERSONNEL PROTECTIVE …

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.

Correlates of stone quarry workers'' awareness of work ...

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 ...

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Nigeria Marine …

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 …

Safe Quarry

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.

Awareness of workplace hazards and preventive …

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 [15] and sawmill workers in Nigeria [16] showed a close relationship between low awareness of workplace hazards and non-use of PPEs. In developing countries, some studies ...

Self-reported use of and access to personal protective ...

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.

"A Review on Construction Workers'' Safety Issues …

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.

Occupational Hazards, Safety and Hygienic Practices …

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 ...

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.

evaluation of use of protective devices for quarry workers ...

The quarry workers do not use any protective equipment ... workers in Nigeria. Vol 5 _1_ - Cont. J. Trop. Med.PATTERN OF OCCUPATIONAL … (78%) admitted to regular use of protective devices. ... evaluation was carried out with a ... measures among stone Quarry workers in Northern Nigeria.

Occupational Hazards In The Working Quarries

hazards from stone quarry. occupational hazard br a working condition that can lead to illness or death. often, people in jobs which pose a high level of risk are paid more than

Utilization of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) …

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.

quarry workers and use of protective equipment in nigeria ...

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 …

Quarry Workers And Use Of Protective Equipment In Nigeria

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10.2 per cent of quarry workers don''t wear protective ...

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.

Utilization of personal protective equipment and ...

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.

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers'' Awareness of Work ...

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.

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE ON THE USE OF …

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

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (QUARRYING AND ...

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 :