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Evaluation and analysis of occupational health and safety practices in pepsi cola Ektam Kibris

Adaugo Nnaji1


1Department of Health management, European University of Lefke, Gemikona, North Cyprus, via Mersin 10 Mersin Turkey.

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Adaugo Nnaji


Article Number: irjmbs.22.002  |   Pages: 16-23  |   Vol. 7 (1), March 2022   |   DOI: https://doi.org/10.15739/irjmbs.22.002

 Received: January 24, 2022  Accepted: March 9, 2022  Published: March 28, 2022

Abstract

Workplace safety assessment and injury prevention are critical in industrial environments. Work-related injuries are becoming increasingly prevalent. These injuries are impacting all professionals who provide services. This research work aims to evaluate occupational health and safety practices in Pepsi Cola Ektam Kibris Ltd and assess the compliance level compared to occupational health and safety Standards practice in the organization. This studies is qualitative research which made use of Likert scale Questionnaire for data collection. The independent variables tested are; environmental impact, use of personal protective equipment, employee approach towards the use of personal protective equipment, organizational commitment to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), and employee involvement in policy on OHS. Results were analysed using SPSS. Correlation and Chi-Square analysis were used to analyze data. A total of 125 respondents participated in the study, with the majority being Males between the ages of 29 – 39 and the highest level of literacy was High School Education. Chi-Square test was used to analyze research hypothesis. The result showed that the hypothesis , Employees attitude towards the use of personal protective equipment is significantly and positively related to Employers involvement in OHS issues with the p-value of 0.097. Organizational commitment towards OHS was significant and positively related to Environmental impact with p-value of 0.006. This indicates the need for more enforcement from management on the use of personal protective equipment, and conduct regular safety checks. The results of the evaluation and analysis of Occupational Health and Safety in Pepsi Cola Ektam Kibris Ltd showed that there is awareness of safety among employees and employer which is a good indicator for International best practices.6-

Keywords:

Health, safety, risk at workplace, accident, occupation.

How to Cite this Article

Nnaji A (2022). Evaluation and analysis of occupational health and safety practices in pepsi cola Ektam Kibris. Int. Res. J. Med. Biomed. Sci. 7 (1):16-23.

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