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Title: 1 ASSESSMENT OF THE PRATICES OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH IN MEDIUM AND HIGH-RISE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IN ABUJA, NIGERIA.
Authors: FOLARIN, FOLAKE FLORENTINA
Issue Date: 31-May-2013
Abstract: This study was designed to investigate the assessment of the practices of construction workers on occupational safety and health in medium and high- rise building construction in Abuja, Nigeria. Three research questions and three hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. The research design employed is a descriptive survey, a well -structured questionnaire was developed by the researcher and used for data collection. The study was carried out in Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. A total number of 100 respondents comprising of 50 management and 50 non- management staffs was use as population for the study. The instrument was validated by three lecturers from the department of Industrial and Technology Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna. The data collected was analyzed using mean and standard deviation while the t- test statistic was used to test the three hypothesis as 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that workers are aware of the general safety and health precautions during construction operations. The findings also revealed that safety enacted at different times of every country deals with the protection of workers safety and health through the provision of complete first aid kits and competent first aid attendance at the construction site. Based on the findings it was recommended that government should set up one or more inspectorate to visit the site from time to time and skilled workers should supervise the work of the un- skilled workers.
Description: A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION, SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHOLOGY, MINNA. IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY DEGREE (B.TECH) IN INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
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