Occupational Hazards Evaluation of Health Workers in Idah and Okehi Training Institutions, Kogi State

Authors : Anisha Michael c; Mohammed Ismaila Dankogi

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 7 - July

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This research study was conducted on occupational hazards evaluation of health workers of health training institution in Kogi state. A nonexperimental research design in which probabilistic sampling technique, cluster, stratified and random sampling techniques were used in order to sample the respondents among the staff and the students of the case studies. Interview and self-administered questionnaire with observation were used to collect data while table with percentage value, pie chart and student’s chi square were used to analyse the data. 189 copies of questionnaire were retrieved from CHST Idah and analysis indicated that 75% of the respondents have tertiary education with18% secondary education which enable them to be aware of occupational hazards while at C.N.M Obangede, 177 copied of questionnaire were retrieved and analysis shows that 50.9% have tertiary education with 46.3% secondary education which also exposed them to be aware of occupational hazards. However the occupational hazards encountered are psychological hazards 85.2%, toilet facilities 82%, absence of first aid facilities 66.67%, and dilapidated structures at CHST Idah. Effective OHS-MS, workable organizational settings, implementation of occupational health and safety laws and regulations, regular monitoring, evaluation and auditing of the management activities were recommended to improve the occupational health and safety status of the staff and students at the health training institutions.


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