ocular health and safety assessment among mechanics of the cape
An overall assessment shows gross deficiencies in training on workplace hazards safety measures and also in the use of appropriate PPDsConsequently, the majority of the workers report adverse health symptoms evidenced by significant increases in the urinary heavy metals concentrations of these workers when compared with the general population.
A health and safety risk assessment is a process that identifies, analyzes, controls, and eliminates hazards that can cause injury or illness to the workforce and negatively impact the businessEmployers are required by law to conduct health and safety risk assessments to ensure the safety of their employees and the public.
BackgroundEye injuries are one of the most common work related injuries among certain occupations, including weldersThe aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and factors influencing eye injuries among welders in Accra, GhanaMethodsIn a cross sectional study, we recruited welders in Accra from two welding sitesSystematic sampling was used to select
Agriculture is one of the riskiest occupations for the eyes due to the numerous ocular hazards on farmsThe authors conducted an ocular health assessment among cocoa farmers at Mfuom, a rural community in the Central Region of Ghana, to examine the ocular health status and the ocular safety measures used by cocoa farmers.
Isocyanates are a family of highly reactive, low molecular weight chemicalsThey are widely used in the manufacture of flexible and rigid foams, fibers, coatings such as paints and varnishes, and elastomers, and are increasingly used in the automobile industry, autobody repair, and building insulation materials.
Use of PPEs is one of the key components of workplace health and safety practices to ensuring overall health and safety of workers (Apreko et al )PPE is defined in the UK, Personal Protective Equipment Regulations and the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations as, all equipment which is intended to be worn or