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Issue Date: 5-Sep-2009
Series/Report no.: EBSU/PGDE/2003/00606;
Abstract: The major purpose of this study was to ascertain the Occupational safety among rice mill workers in Abakaliki Ebonyi State. The related literature on the study was reviewed. Five research questions were formulated to guide the study. Survey research design, and structured questionnaire, frequently distribution tables employ for the study. The area of the study was Abakaliki rice mill. Population of study was 400 rice mill workers. However, purpo ive sampling techniques were used to select 100 rice mill workers for the study. The study found that majority of the rice mill workers. had only primary education, while the others had no formal education at all. Their knowledge on the use and extent of usage of protective god gets on the several parts of the body were deficient though some of the rice mill workers were aware of sources of hazards in the industry. Regarding source of health care. -1-7.1% obtained their health care from alternative medicine, 23.5% from chemists, while 23.5% treat themselves. There was no single industrial hospital or clinic within the rice mill site or industry.
Description: A Project submitted to the department of of human kinetics and health education in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of postgraduate diploma in human kinetics education.
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