Evaluation of Occupational Safety and Health Administration Status of College of Health Sciences and Technology, Idah Kogi State

Authors : Ismaila Muhammed Dankogi; Anisha Michael C

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 9 - September

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This research study was conducted to evaluate occupational safety and health administration status of the Basic Science Laboratories in Nigerian Higher Institutions with a case study on College of Health Sciences and Technology, Idah, Kogi State. A non-experimental research design in which stratified sampling of probabilistic was used as sampling technique to sample the respondents which include the students, laboratory staff, lecturers and the management staff. Interview and self administered questionnaire and observational checklist were used to collect data while tables, frequency and pie chart were used to analyze the data collected. 189 copies of questionnaire retrieved fully filled and analysis of these indicated that 74.69% of the respondent attended secondary education and 21.43% have tertiary education which may have exposed the respondents [90.61%] to be aware of the occupational safety and health administration while the pattern of occupational hazards encountered are chemical spillage [42.23%], shock [30%], fall [15.31%] and slip [6.12%]. There was a proper management of occupational safety and health administration in the college but the compliance was too low hence, proper implementation of safety reporting system, appropriate job safety analysis of laboratories procedures, provision of job card attach to each fire safety equipment, regular hazards spotting, monitoring, evaluation work permit and control were recommended to improve the occupational safety and health administration status of the college.


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