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quarry workers and use of protective equipment in nigeria

quarry workers and use of protective equipment in nigeria

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. Materials and Methods:In a cross-sectional survey of stone quarry industry workers in Abakiliki, conducted between March and April, 2012, data on ...

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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.

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(PDF) Workers' Compliance with Measures for Safe ...

Awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices and patterns of injury among quarry workers in Sabon-Gari Local Government Area, Kaduna

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Chinese quarry operators use-and-dump Nigerians, NLC

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.

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Use of Personal Protective Equipment by Sawmill

2020-2-4 · Use of Personal Protective Equipment by Sawmill Workers in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria Folaranmi D. Babalola and Azeez D. Oladipupo Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Ilorin, PMB1515 Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria satisfy the demand of the people (Kukogho et al., 2011).

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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

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Safe Quarry - A Guide for Quarry Workers

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.

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(PDF) Knowledge and Use of Personal Protective

2021-11-30 · And this study was also similar to a cross-sectional study on the use of Personal Protective Equipment among Building Constructing Workers in Kampala, Uganda, where 79.2% were males and 75.3% were ...

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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 ...

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Health and safety at quarries - Safe Quarry

2021-11-13 · 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

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Major ocular problems found among quarry workers and ...

use of personal protective equipment is valuable in preventing work place injuries. Safety goggles must be worn by quarry workers to prevent ocular injuries. However, compliance is poor either because the workers are not provided with these equipment or because they simply refuse to wear them. A study10 reported that 81% of quarry

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Chinese quarry operators use-and-dump Nigerians, NLC

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.

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (QUARRYING AND ... - Law

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 :

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(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

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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.

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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.

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Safe Quarry - A Guide for Quarry Workers

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.

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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

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Health and safety at quarries - Safe Quarry

2021-11-13 · 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

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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 ...

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (QUARRYING AND ... - Law

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 :

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Use of Personal Protective Equipment among Health

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.

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lists of quarry industires in nigeria

use of protective devices by quarry workers in nigeria . May 02, 2013Close The International Journal of Occupational and . The quarry workers organized themselves in clusters within the stone . Almost all the quarry workers (%) used no self-protective devices—only % used . Fatusi A, Erbabor G. Occupational health status of sawmill workers in ...

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[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.

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Safe Quarry - A Guide for Quarry Workers

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.

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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

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Construction OS&H Personal protective clothing &

2014-6-9 · Workers should be required to make proper use of and to take good care of the personal protective equipment and protective clothing provided for their use. Workers should be instructed in the use of personal protective equipment and protective clothing. Workers working alone on construction sites in confined spaces, enclosed

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Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

2020-10-5 · Quarry workers' distance away from the crusher (main dust source) and the use of required PPEs are important in determining the magnitude of dust exposure. Crushing is the most significant dust source in stone quarries and dust concentration decreases with increasing distance away from the crusher. 16 - 18 Quarry workers are faced with varying ...

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Increasing compliance with protective eyewear to reduce ...

2013-1-1 · Quarry workers who joined the quarries after commencement of the study were excluded from the study though they were offered protective eyewear and education on their use as provided to that quarry. Formal informed consent to participate in the study was obtained in the vernacular from the stone quarry owners and from each quarry worker.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in COVID 19 Pandemic

2020-12-3 · Due to airborne diffusion, social distancing and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) have been first highly suggested among Italian general population, becoming mandatory on October 7, both out- and in-doors, to prevent virus spreading. 4 On the other hand, healthcare workers based in high-risk environments such as ICUs, isolation wards ...

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