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Practices of Occupational Health and Safety Management in Oromiya Steel Pipe Mil PLC

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dc.contributor.advisor Mekonnen, Worku (PhD)
dc.contributor.author Lenjisa, Mekonnen
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-23T09:11:40Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-23T09:11:40Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/9778
dc.description.abstract Occupational diseases and hazards are always been a major concern for many industries. Occupational Health and Safety management system protects the safety, health and welfare of people at the work place. Management and the government should promote and maintain high safety standards through some measures to reduce frequency of accidents and occupational hazards. Hence, the main objective of this study was to explore the Practices of Occupational Health and Safety Management in Oromiya Steel Pipe Mil PLC by assessing the magnitude of occupational injury, accidents and diseases and by identifying factors for its causes. To address this objective, a descriptive research design adapted to the situation was implemented. The study population considered as respondent were employees and management of Oromiya Steel Pipe Mill Company staffs that have direct engagement with the issue. As a result primary data was collected through questionnaires from 48 operational and technical staffs and 11 officials in addition to referring secondary data from different documents. The data was analyzed using SPSS version 20. Moreover, there was no availability of written health and safety policy and manuals in the organization. Most employees also revealed that the company management did not effectively communicate its workers about health and safety goals and expectation to its staff. The participation of employee on OSHMS activities is also very poor. About 14.6% of employee did not know what activities to be taken when they observe injuries, illness and other work related hazards and about 47.9% of employees do not know about safety elements. Finally, it is recommended to conduct detail occupational hazard assessment as soon as possible by company, implementing basic OSHMS is important for sustainable and effective reduction occupational hazards in line with developing occupational safety and health policy manual and providing training on OSHMS as urgent as possible to familiarize with OSHMS standards. Key Terms:- Occupational Hazards, OSH Management system en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Occupational Hazards en_US
dc.subject OSH Management system en_US
dc.title Practices of Occupational Health and Safety Management in Oromiya Steel Pipe Mil PLC en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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