Assessment Of The Factors Influencing Health And Safety Program Performance

Khamis, Nailah (2017) Assessment Of The Factors Influencing Health And Safety Program Performance. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess factors influencing health and safety program performance. Specific objectives were to identify the role of management in influencing health and safety program performance, to investigate the role of resources in influencing health and safety program performance, to examine the role of workers in influencing health and safety program performance and to determine the role of safety inspection by OSHA representatives in influencing health and safety program performance. The research employed a case study design whereby purposive and convenient sampling techniques were employed to get sample size of 60 respondents. The study used primary and secondary sources of data. Data were analyzed through descriptive analysis. The study findings revealed that, issue related to the health and safety program were found to be available at the Advent Construction Company Ltd. These are availability of occupational health and safety regulations at workplace, supervision and monitoring of hygiene and sanitary facilities for health and welfare of the workers, inspection of health safety of protective devices and provision of First Aid. The results revealed that, workers at Advent Construction Ltd are supplied with adequate resources. Various items are supplied at the construction sites. These are safety boots, hard hats (helmet), reflector coat, work gloves and overall. The study recommends that, employers and contractors should provide programs which are useful and suitable and which are complying with national laws and regulations to ensure the health and safety of employees. This involves maintaining a workplace that has minimal risks and accidents that can result in injury or death.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2018 12:12
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2018 12:12
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1898

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