A Review of Sir Thomas Legge's Aphorisms and Workplace ...

Nov 8, 2013 ... measures it becomes important to assess compliance of the employer/employee with personal protective equipment ... Citation: Aguwa EN (2013) A Review of Sir Thomas Legge's Aphorisms and Workplace Personal Protective Equipments – Is There Gap in Knowledge, .... Quarry workers (Nigeria) [20].

Assessment of Occupational Diseases among ... - Semantic Scholar

Nov 9, 2013 ... Investigation was launched to assess occupational diseases among artisans and factory workers in Ifo,. Nigeria. Structured questionnaires with oral interview were employed to complement the health records of ..... few of the quarry granite workers use respiratory protective equipment [42]. This may be due.

The Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) among Workers of ...

This study seeks to evaluate the compliance level to the use of PPE among workers of five refuse disposal disposal companies in Port Harcourt Metropolis, Nigeria. Adequate use of ... workers in Nigeria have reported that, the health status survey on respiratory disorders carried out on Miners and Quarry workers showed...

Occupational Hazards, Safety and Hygienic Practices among Timber ...

Only 13% of the respondents that use personal protective equipment (PPE) always use them and the main reason for not using PPE is forgetfulness (38%). ... Objective: To determine the awareness of occupational hazards, effects, safety and hygienic practices among timber workers in a South Eastern State in Nigeria.

practice of occuptional safety among artisanal miners in a rural ...

Aug 2, 2013 ... 4. In a study in Northern Nigeria, all the quarry sites had no preventive/safety measures for the workforce hence, non-use of PPE was 100%.2 Also a study done in India among sandstone quarry workers also showed that none (100%) of the workers was using face mask to prevent silica inhalation.5 Another...

file 3 - African Journals Online

of this study was to determine the knowledge and practice of occupational safety among quarry workers in Ikpeshi, a rural community ... The level of awareness of safety measures did not translate to use of personal protective equipment among the ... hazards include but not limited to the Eastern and Northern part of Nigeria.

Awareness of workplace hazards and preventive measures among ...

Mar 15, 2017 ... tective equipments (PPEs) among mineworkers employed in a sandstone quarry in Rajasthan,. India. Materials and ... Use of personal protective equipment (PPEs) by Indian mine workers could lead to a considerable reduction of costs and ... and sawmill workers in Nigeria [16] showed a close relationship...

Knowledge, Attitude and Safety Practices amongst Public and ...

Nov 21, 2017 ... In Nigeria, there is still paucity of information on health and safety measures with the associated poor. use of personal protective equipment among workers [15].Hence, assessingthe knowledge, attitude and practice. will highlight the areas of needed attention and improvement, which will involve the...

occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying ...

PPE-. Personal Protective Equipment. SSC -. Scientific Steering Committee. TB-. Tuberculosis. USEPA- United States Environmental Protection Agency. WBV- ... workers. Questionnaires were used to collect data on socio-demographic profiles, their skills and quarrying activities, exposure to health hazards and available.

Awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices ...

Mar 7, 2013 ... How to cite this article: Sufiyan MB, Ogunleye OO. 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-Western Nigeria. Ann Nigerian Med 2012;6:65-70...

Occupational Health Hazards in Small and Medium-scale ...

Aug 8, 2017 ... Several cross-sectional studies in Nigeria on awareness of occupational hazards and utilization of safety measures among workers have revealed high level of awareness of occupational hazards among workers with suboptimal utilization of protective measures against these hazards. These studies...

ISSN: 2320-5407 Int. J. Adv. Res. 4(12) - International Journal of ...

A STUDY ON AWARENESS AND PREVENTIVE PRACTICES OF COBBLESTONE WORKERS ON ... The present study was conducted on cobblestone (chiseling and quarry) workers in Addis Ababa from eight sites. ... About only 23.0% participants had habit to use any of personal protective devices and equipment.

Mobile technologies for child protection - Unicef

artisanal quarries and mines; Talibé children (Qur'ānic school pupils who are begging) in Sahelian countries;. Children in commercial agriculture; Children in the informal urban sector; and Child domestic workers. The purpose of the child labour briefing papers is to synthesise the empirical evidence of effective approaches.

Chapter 74 - Mining and Quarrying

All field employees should receive training in such topics as lifting, the correct use of approved safety equipment (e.g., safety glasses, safety boots, respirators, appropriate gloves) and health precautions needed to prevent injury due to heat stress, cold stress, dehydration, ultraviolet light exposure, protection from insect...

Assessing the Role of Legislation in the Development of Nigerian ...

May 30, 2017 ... This study assesses the role of legislation in the development of the Nigerian solid mineral sector. ... For the purpose of this study, the Mining Act of 2007; The .... quarries. 2.7.1.3 Who purchases personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers. The aim of this assessment is to determine how many of the...

Environmental Challenges of Quarry Activities in Part of Ikere-Ekiti ...

Department of Minerals & Petroleum Resources Engineering, Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B. 5351, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state, Nigeria. Abstract: This paper examined the environmental challenges of quarry activities in part of Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti state on the workers, community .... pollution, coupled with the general non-use of protection.

Stone-Crushing - Gamji

But continuous quarrying activities within the area may be detrimental to health because of the dust particles given out.” Respiratory problems – cough, shortness of breath and chest pains are common health problems quarry workers face. As such, NESREA has ordered the use of PPE. Unfortunately, none of the workers...

Occurrence of respiratory and skin problems among manual stone ...

Mar 23, 2009 ... to: Ositadinma Chinyere Ugbogu, Department of. Microbiology, Abia State University, PMB 2000, Uturu,. Abia State, Nigeria. Email: [email protected] ... The smokers and asthmatics were removed leaving a sample size of 202 quarry workers and 220 non-quarry workers. The questionnaires were used...

Use of Personal Protective Equipment among Building Construction ...

Oct 2, 2017 ... Independent determinants of PPE use were established by a stepwise backward logistic regression analysis. Results. 305 (79.2%) respondents were males, 290 (75.3%) were 18–30 years, 285 (74.0%) completed secondary education, and 197 (51.2%) were temporary employees. 60 (15.6%) respondents...

Occupational Health Works In a Flour Mill in Ilorin, North Central ...

Mar 26, 2015 ... safety practices among 123 flour mill workers in one of the flour mills in Ilorin, North Central Nigeria. Data was ... The level of awareness of safety measures did not translate to use of personal protective equipment ... Keywords: Flour mill workers, Health and safety practices, Personal protective equipment.

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Among Quarry Workers in a North ...

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%...

Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of occupational hazards and ...

Feb 6, 2016 ... Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of occupational hazards and safety practices in Nigerian healthcare workers .... illnesses and injuries in HCFs include negligence and carelessness of health care workers, lack of adequate protective aids and equipment, inadequate number of staff, excessive workload...

Evaluation Studies on Education in Occupational Safety and Health ...

Education and training of students, workers, and professionals are essential for occupational safety and health (OSH). ... Hygiene was poor, personal protective equipment (PPE) was hardly used, and health symptoms were reported frequently. .... Malaysia, Ireland, Iran, Nigeria, Greece, Spain, Thailand, Denmark, 1...

Use of Personal Protective Equipment among Health Workers in a ...

Apr 22, 2016 ... ISSN: 2249-9571. Original Research Article. Use of Personal Protective Equipment among Health Workers in a Tertiary. Health Institution, South East Nigeria: Pre-Ebola Period. Emmanuel N. Aguwa1, Sussan U. Arinze-Onyia2, Anne Ndu1. 1Department of Community Medicine, University of Nigeria Nsukka...

Occupational hazard awareness and safety practices among cement ...

among cement workers in Nigeria reported that there were no specific training programmes for safety education, protective measures or accident prevention for workers. Also, the workers were reported to be reluctant to wear the proper ... respondents, 265(97.8%) used protective equipments and nearly all the respondents.

Effects of quarrying activities on the environment ... - UoN Repository

observe environmental and safety measures when carrying out mining activities. Most quarries use of explosives for blasting operations, this has made the site weaker. Most the workers do not wear protective gear and as a result they are exposed to great danger. Lack of clear regulatory framework for the management of...

Occupational health - World Health Organization

Agricultural and rural areas. 152. Module 12. Occupational health for women and children. 159. 1. Working women. 159. 2. Child labour. 165. Further reading .... It is possible to use simple technology, e.g. direct reading equipment, such as a noise ... the protection and promotion of the health of workers by preventing and.

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