Quarry Workers And Use Of Protective Equipment In Nigeria

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    quarry workers and use of protective equipment in nigeria. Awareness and compliance with use of safety protective Know More. 7 Mar 2013 In Nigeria, the majority of quarry workers comprise people who are A total of 89.2% use at least one safety protective device or the other at In Delhi, India, no personal protective equipment was provided to quarry workersevaluation of use of protective devices for quarry workers ... Jun 2, 2009 ... Aim: To determine the respiratory problems of quarries workers and the associated risk factors for the ... protective devices. ... quarry workers and use of protective equipment in nigeria; ... Quarry equipment for sale in Nigeria including rock crusher, screen, belt ...Quarry Workers And Use Of Protective Equipment In Quarry Workers And Use Of Protective Equipment In Nigeria. evaluation of use of protective devices for quarry workers ... Jun 2, 2009 ... Aim: To determine the respiratory problems of quarries workers and the associated risk factors for the ... protective devices.evaluation of use of protective devices for quarry

  • Awareness and compliance with use of safety

    In Nigeria, the majority of quarry workers comprise people who are employed for manual labor, often under-educated and hence are not well grounded in the knowledge of the occupational safety measures required for the job. Aim: The aim was to determine the level of awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices and the patterns ...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 Mu'awiyyah B Sufiyan, Olushola O Ogunleye Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria. Correspondence Address:Awareness and compliance with use of safety 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.Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of

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    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.Tanko B L. and Anigbogu N A. (2012). The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on construction sites in Nigeria. Proceedings 4th WABER conference. 24 to 26 July, 2012, Abuja, 1341-1348.(PDF) THE USE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE Background: Hospital acquired (nosocomial) infections are common in developing countries with healthcare workers often dying from these infections. Use of personal protective equipment is an established method of reducing these infections. Present study aimed at identifying the compliance to using personal protective equipments among hospital workers in a tertiary hospital, Southeast Nigeria.Use of Personal Protective Equipment among Health

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    2021-5-19  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 [ 13 ] in their health ...In Nigeria, the majority of quarry workers comprise people who are employed for manual labor, often under-educated and hence are not well grounded in the knowledge of the occupational safety measures required for the job. Aim: The aim was to determine the level of awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices and the patterns ...Awareness and compliance with use of safety 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.10.2 per cent of quarry workers don’t wear protective ...

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    quarry workers on potential health and safety hazards associated with their work. 4. To establish the level of compliance to the use of Personal Protective Equipment by the workers. 5. To verify the type of health care provision available to the workers. 1.4 Research Questions 1. 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.Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of 2019-12-8  A study in Zaria Nigeria revealed that as large as two-thirds of quarry workers were aware of the need to use safety devices and also to institute safety/preventive measures at the worksites, despite their low level of education. Yet, all of the workers had a Knowledge, Perception and Practice of Safety Measures ...

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    2017-9-1  frontline workers (diggers, laborers) do not use respiratory protective equipment while working on construction sites. 6 The deficient practice of health safety measures is not limited to miners only, as studies in some other professions in Nigeria and other developing countries have shown varying2018-10-31  “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.Survey finds 10.2% of quarry workers don’t wear 2020-5-25  According to the NLC Chairman, the quarry operators, apart from poor condition of service, have no adequate provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect workers from hazards. “Information at our disposal revealed that many quarries owned by the Chinese, operating in the State hire Nigerians for cheap labour.Chinese Quarry Operators Use-and-dump Nigerians,

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    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 ...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 ...Occupational Hazards, Safety and Hygienic Practices 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.10.2 per cent of quarry workers don’t wear protective ...

  • Awareness and compliance with use of safety

    In Nigeria, the majority of quarry workers comprise people who are employed for manual labor, often under-educated and hence are not well grounded in the knowledge of the occupational safety measures required for the job. Aim: The aim was to determine the level of awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices and the patterns ...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.Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of 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.Survey finds 10.2% of quarry workers don’t wear

  • PROBLEMS OF WORKERS ENGAGED IN QUARRY

    2021-4-6  The knowledge and use of personal protective equipments among quarry workers in umuoghara according to the study carried out by AN. Nwibo, EL, Ugwuja, et al showed that almost all the quarry workers (98.3%) used no self protective devices. Only (0.5%) used either apron or other protective devices while working.2020-5-25  According to the NLC Chairman, the quarry operators, apart from poor condition of service, have no adequate provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect workers from hazards. “Information at our disposal revealed that many quarries owned by the Chinese, operating in the State hire Nigerians for cheap labour.Chinese Quarry Operators Use-and-dump Nigerians, 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 ...Awareness of workplace hazards and preventive measures ...

  • 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 ...2021-4-1  Quarry workers are exposed to chemical agents from quarry such as silica, asbestos, coal dust, etc which can give to respiratory problems. The work done by A.N. Nwibo, E.I. Ugwuja in Ebonyi State, Nigeria on respiratory problems among quarry wokers showed that 47.6% had chest pain, 40.7% had occasional cough, 6.5% had occasional shortness of breath and 5. 2 % had wheezing among 403 THE TYPES OF HEALTH HAZARDS FACED BY QUARRY 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 thanOccupational Hazards In The Working Quarries