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A Survey On Safety Awareness Among Quarry Workers At East Cost Malaysia

Siti Hajar, A. A. and Ahmad Rasdan, Ismail and M. R., Abdul Hamid (2014) A Survey On Safety Awareness Among Quarry Workers At East Cost Malaysia. Advances in Environmental Biology, 8 (15). pp. 195-198. ISSN 1995-0756(Print); 1998-1066(Online)

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Abstract

Lack of safety awareness among quarry workers caused a number of accidents in quarry industries. The objective of this study is to reveal the awareness of quarry workers towards safety. A survey was distributed randomly among quarry workers at Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan. The survey consist 6 questions regarding safety at workplace. Results revealed that there is 56.9% respondent agree and totally agree that the health and safety suggestion made was given consideration and used. As many as 79.3% respondent admitted that they obey all the safety rule stated at the workplace and 86.3% respondent said they always focus and give full attention during completing their task. 88% respondents agreed that all accident will be reported to responsible person while 77.6% respondents agree that all personal protective equipment will be used suitable with the task given and 86.2% respondents said they doing their task following the safe operation procedure that provided by the company.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Safety awareness, quarry and mining workers
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2014 01:28
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2016 06:12
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/7717
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